Bachelor of Arts

with a major in Criminology

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This course has been replaced with a newer course - this course is closed for new enrolments, the information on this page is provided for continuing students.

The Bachelor of Arts offers students a unique range of interdisciplinary skills. Students develop their capacity for critical analysis, creativity and problem-solving, as well as a thorough understanding of the relationship between theory, research and practice. They choose from a wide range of major study areas, equipping them for diverse careers in areas such as media, management, finance, education and government.

A key component of the degree is the Grand Challenges final-year project. Conducted in collaboration with the Swinburne Institute of Social Research, the project fosters team-based research activity and challenges students to go beyond the comfort of discipline boundaries. Students develop valuable collaborative skills as they research innovative solutions to contemporary issues facing society. The course offers students lifelong learning skills with a global and multidisciplinary awareness.

Selected major: Criminology

Gain an understanding of why crimes are committed and how they impact society with a major in criminology. Examine the motivations behind criminal activity, and learn how to analyse trends, formulate policies and create systems to help prevent it.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 26 February 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 July 2018

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Duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400234321 (CSP)
  • 3400234323 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design