Bachelor of Criminology


CRICOS course code: 078937F
Level of study: Undergraduate

Do you want to delve into an enthralling field that deals with the complexities of crime and responses to crime? Look no further.
Our program addresses the causes, politics and management of criminality from a range of disciplinary perspectives.
You will develop and understanding of a range of issues in contemporary criminology including definitions and representations of crime, victimization, policing, the criminal justice system, transnational crime, and restorative justice.
The ANU Bachelor of Criminology draws attention to the social dimensions of crime and deviancy and assesses the effectiveness and implications of crime control measures.
Career Options
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia’s most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia’s top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Employment Opportunities
In the Bachelor of Criminology you will learn about the drivers of crime and how society responds to it. The breadth of knowledge that you learn can be applied to many different industries and institutions. Graduates may find work in government, intelligence, correctional services, social work, journalism and policy making.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Criminology, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
better understand the social conditions, forces and relations influencing crime and deviance, criminal justice system processes, and crime control interventions;
develop sophisticated analytical techniques and research skills for applied use in the field of criminology and in social research more generally;
critically evaluate theories, concepts and methodological approaches relating to all aspects of contemporary criminological inquiry; and
critically assess criminal justice policies and other social, cultural and legal responses to criminality and crime control from an informed interdisciplinary perspective.

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