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Criminology with Honours, B.Sc.

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  • 12 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Armidale, Australia| Online
Criminology with Honours offered at  University of New England  is an intensive year-long program that enables students to research a topic they are passionate about. Students will have the opportunity to develop their own original research project and conduct empirical or theoretical research under the guidance of a supervisor who is a specialist in the relevant field
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in the final year of Criminology with Honours offered at  University of New England  rovides students with an avenue into postgraduate study or into a career as a professional researcher or academic. Students who complete honours can demonstrate to future employees that they have important job skills such as the ability to produce high quality work with minimal supervision, the capacity to engage with criminal justice agencies and important project management skills.

Honours can be one of the most enjoyable and challenging years of a student's undergraduate degree. Honours is a rare opportunity for students to dedicate an entire year to one area of study that is important to them and often allows students direct access to areas of the criminal justice system that interest them. 

Career Opportunities

Careers include positions in Policy Advice and Development, Policing and Corrections, Crime Prevention, Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare, Security Industry, Crime Intelligence Services, Drug and Law Support Services, Environmental and Industry Regulation, University Research and Teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology Hans Coursework 
  • Criminology Hons Dissertation 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code 064575J

  •  Admission to candidature shall be determined by the Head of School on the recommendation of the Course Coordinator.
Excepts as provided in Rule 3, a candidate for admission to the honours course shall have:
  • (a) satisfied all requirements of an AQF level 7: 
  • (b) achieved a grade point average of 5.0 (Credit); and
  • (c) attained at least Distinction standard in 18 credit points at 300 level in criminology including CRIM344 Criminological Perspectives or equivalent; and
  • (d) passed units to the value of at least 48 credit points in the subject in which the candidate wishes to proceed; and
  • (e) have fulfilled any addtional requirements prescribed and published by the School or area concerned;

Tuition Fee

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    26250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26250 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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