Bachelor of Forensic Science - Bachelor of Criminology, Bachelor | Deakin University  | Geelong, Australia
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Bachelor of Forensic Science - Bachelor of Criminology

48 months
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39400 AUD/year
10528 AUD/year
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About

Throughout this Bachelor of Forensic Science - Bachelor of Criminology program from Deakin University you'll gain valuable insight into criminal behaviour whilst developing a full range of practical skills that will take you from crime scene to courtroom.

Overview

The Bachelor of Forensic Science - Bachelor of Criminology program from Deakin University trains you to piece together the many facets of crime, from understanding motives to unlocking hidden details in evidence. Understanding the nature of crime and the motivations behind criminal behaviour is a sought-after skill. 

By developing skills in these complementary disciplines, you’ll graduate with more career options and a broader perspective of crime and the justice system.

This industry-led combined degree is designed in partnership with the Australian Crime Commission, ensuring your study experience reflects the everyday challenges of your future career.    

Practical learning is a key focus within the course. Hone your skills in our purpose-built crime scene training facility, gain industry experience through work-integrated learning opportunities and learn from international leaders in criminology through overseas study tours.

Career opportunities:

This combined course gives you a competitive edge in the fields of criminology, forensic science and forensic criminology. Your strong understanding of both the criminal justice system and forensic science prepares you to thrive in a variety of roles including:

  • forensic scientist
  • research scientist
  • insurance investigator
  • crime prevention officer
  • cyber security specialist
  • intelligence analyst
  • risk assessment officer
  • state and federal policing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Tools for Employability
  • Cells and Genes
  • Chemistry in Our World
  • Biology: Form and Function  
  • Chemistry for the Professional Sciences
  • Forensic Biology  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 075455D   
  • Prerequisite subjects  

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • ATAR 
  • This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection consideration
  • Personal statement
  • If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39400 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    10528 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10528 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place  

Living costs for Geelong

1000 - 2000 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

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Various benefits
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06 Nov 2026
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30 Aug 2024
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30 Aug 2024
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30 Aug 2024
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Burwood, Australia
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30 Aug 2024
Deakin International Meritorious 20% Scholarship
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Burwood, Australia
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Various benefits
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30 Aug 2024
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Burwood, Australia
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30 Aug 2024
Deakin International Meritorious 25% Scholarship
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Deakin University 
Burwood, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Aug 2025
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Deakin University 
Burwood, Australia
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Burwood, Australia
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30 Aug 2024
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13 Oct 2024
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12700 AUD
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02 Dec 2024
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8000 AUD
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01 Mar 2025
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1000 USD
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31 Dec 2024
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24 Nov 2024
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5000 AUD
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2000 AUD
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1200 AUD
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06 Dec 2024
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19 Jul 2024
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22 Mar 2025
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3500 USD
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15 Nov 2024
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2000 AUD
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2000 AUD
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1000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
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1000 AUD
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1000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
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31 Dec 2024
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