Bachelor of Criminology / Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 060431B

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

This unique undergraduate course combines the fields of criminology and law to provide you with a wide range of exciting career opportunities.

Gain a broad understanding of all major legal areas while exploring the underlying reasons behind criminal behaviour. As a graduate of Deakin's Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws you'll earn two in-demand degrees that complement each other and the dual expertise to see crime and law from a unique perspective.

Be guided through the latest theory and topical case studies by criminology and law academics who are true subject matter experts and actively contribute to their fields.

You will also be challenged to apply your skills in real-world settings at the Deakin Law Clinic. Working on real cases, you'll address criminal justice issues alongside industry professionals on work placement and join a global study itinerary that connects you with the brightest minds in the international law arena.

Course structure:

To complete the Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws, students must attain a total of 40 credit points consisting of 16 credit points from the Faculty of Arts and Education and 24 credit points from the Faculty of Business and Law, plus completion of the compulsory 0-credit point module, MAI010 Academic Integrity Module. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.

Career outcomes:

As a graduate, you can choose to pursue a career as a lawyer, or take on business and management roles in a range of corporate and private organizations and government agencies.

Opportunities also exist within state and federal police, ASIO (Australia’s national security service) and various correctional services, community services and private security industries.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
38,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
Expected Mar 2023 5 years
Full time
Geelong Waterfront Campus
1 Gheringhap Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
Australia
38,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
5 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
38,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
5 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 7 No band lower than 6.5

TOEFL IBT - 94 Writing 24

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 185 No band less than 176

PTE - 65 No less than 58 in each skill

OET - Overall B

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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