Bachelor of Criminology / Bachelor of Psychological Science

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 079572M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Develop a new understanding of crime in Deakin’s Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science, as you explore the social justice and rehabilitation themes that intertwine with why crime occurs.

Not only will you be able to study two of your interests, you will graduate with two sought-after degrees and a wealth of study and career options.

The psychological science stream of the course is professionally accredited, meaning you can graduate and enter the workforce with excellent job opportunities, or continue your studies with further training to gain general registration as a psychologist.

Everything you learn, from forensic psychology techniques to a deep understanding of criminal justice, is enhanced by practical learning. You will even get the chance to undertake a psychology placement in your final year. Apply your skills in a real-world setting and get a taste for your future role under the guidance of industry professionals.

Course structure:

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science students must complete 32 credit points. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Psychological Science (H344) and Bachelor of Criminology (A329) must be satisfied.

16 credit points of Arts course grouped units and 16 credit points of Health course grouped units
No more than 10 credit points at level 1

Psychological Science:

3 core foundation Health units (HPS105, HPS104, HBS110)

11 credit points of Psychology core units (HPS111, HPS121, HPS201, HPS202, HPS203, HPS204, HPS206, HPS301, HPS307, HPS308, HPS310)

2 credit points of level 3 HPS electives or 1 level 3 HPS and 1 level 3 HXX units.

Criminology:

6 credit points of Criminology core units (ACR101, ACR102, ACR201, ACR202, ACR301 and ACR302)

At least 6 credit points of Criminology course electives (ACR coded units) taken at level 2 or above

At least 4 credit points at level 3 including ACR301 and ACR302

Up to 4 credit points of electives chosen from Arts course grouped units.

Academic Integrity AAI018

(0 credit point compulsory unit)

Students are also encouraged to consider taking electives from the Professional Experience and Practice Minor sequence APE101, APE201, APE202 and APE301.

Career outcomes:

Promising career opportunities await in the areas of criminology and psychology. You may find employment in areas such as:

government agencies

state and federal police

security and intelligence agencies

research and policy development

correctional services

community services

private security and consultative industries.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
34,200 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 4 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
34,200 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 4 years
Full time
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
75 Pigdons Road
Geelong Victoria 3216
Australia
34,200 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)
11 Jul 2022 4 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 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

Address

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