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19936 AUD/year
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If crime, the criminal mind and corrections fascinates you, consider a Bachelor of Social Science - Criminology Major from Swinburne Online. 

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Overview

With a strong focus on psychology, law and society, this Bachelor of Social Science - Criminology Major from Swinburne Online gives you an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those affected by crime.

You will understand why crimes are committed and how crime impacts society. Topics include the detection and prevention of crime, including policing issues and offender profiling. You will investigate how the corrections system works, including ethics and prison experiences and populations.

By examining the motivations behind criminal activity, you gain the skills to analyse trends, formulate policies and create systems for crime prevention.

Our graduates work in all areas of the justice system, from victim support to corrections programs.

What you will learn

  • Forensic Psychology

Get an introduction to the criminal justice system and the methodologies involved in forensic work.

  • Criminology

Explore the detection, understanding and prevention of crime.

  • Corrections

Explore key issues in corrections systems including treatments, ethics and prison experiences and populations.

  • Policing

Gain an understanding of policing issues within criminology including training, selection and offender profiling.

Career opportunities

  • Community Development Officer

Foster social change and improve the quality of life within communities.

  • Policy and Project Officer

Lead specialist project activities and manage the development of policies.

  • Corrections Officer

Monitor and supervise offenders, and help integrate them back into the community.

  • Immigration Officer

Work to maintain effective immigration control based on the country’s immigration laws. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and Communicating Online
  • Sociological Foundations
  • Australian Politics
  • Connecting with Culture: Indigenous Australian Experiences
  • Fundamentals of Criminology
  • Policing: Systems and Practice
  • Cyber Crime and Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00111D

Non-Year 12 entry

  • Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.
  • Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit.

Year 12 entry

  • Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19936 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19936 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    14496 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14496 AUD per year during 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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