Criminology, Bachelor | Australian National University | Canberra, Australia
36 months
41030 AUD/year
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Do you want to delve into an enthralling field that deals with the complexities of crime and responses to crime? Look no further. The Criminology program at the Australian National University addresses the causes, politics and management of criminality from a range of disciplinary perspectives. 


During the Criminology program at the Australian National University, you will develop and understanding of a range of issues in contemporary criminology including definitions and representations of crime, victimization, policing, the criminal justice system, transnational crime, and restorative justice.

    Learning Outcomes 

  • better understand the social conditions, forces and relations influencing crime and deviance, criminal justice system processes, and crime control interventions;
  • develop sophisticated analytical techniques and research skills for applied use in the field of criminology and in social research more generally;
  • critically evaluate theories, concepts and methodological approaches relating to all aspects of contemporary criminological inquiry; and
  • critically assess criminal justice policies and other social, cultural and legal responses to criminality and crime control from an informed interdisciplinary perspective.

Employment Opportunities

In the Bachelor of Criminology you will learn about the drivers of crime and how society responds to it. The breadth of knowledge that you learn can be applied to many different industries and institutions. Graduates may find work in government, intelligence, correctional services, social work, journalism and policy making

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Criminological Imaginations: Understanding Criminality 
  • Criminological Perspectives: Understanding Crime
  • Doing Criminology: Research and Practice in Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Professional Perspectives on Crime and Prevention
  • Diversity and Crime: Equality in the Criminal Justice System
  • Corruption in Sport

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic direct application deadline: May 23


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 078937F 

  • Applicants who complete a recognised secondary/senior secondary/post-secondary/tertiary sequence of study will be assessed on the basis of an equivalent selection rank that is calculated upon application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41030 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41030 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • All domestic undergraduate students, and some domestic postgraduate students, are Commonwealth supported. 

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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