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Bachelor of Criminology
The brand new Bachelor of Criminology course is one of the only named criminology courses in Sydney. It is highly recommended for students dedicated to working in the criminology field. It focuses both on the conceptual and the application of those concepts in the real world. With a structured unit list, it provides an immersive and truly relevant experience. There is a focus on research in the third year, with students developing their own research topic, collecting data, analysing the results, and writing up the thesis. This individual research project provides a vital base for a practical career in criminology, as well as for students looking to become policy analysts or research officers.
|Delivery Mode||On campus||On campus|
|Location||Bankstown or Penrith campus||Bankstown or Penrith campus|
|Duration||3 Years Full Time / 6 Years Part Time||3 Years Full Time|
|1710.2 [CRICOS Code 00917K]|
84.00 ATAR [Bankstown]
Please refer to Admission Requirements
Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)
International Course Fees (opens in a new window)
Part time-study is only available to local students and is generally completed by day classes as there are limited night classes.
A Career in Criminology
As a graduate of the UWS Bachelor of Criminology, your future offers some very rewarding career prospects. Graduates typically find employment in areas such as:
- crime research and analysis
- criminal justice system
- crime prevention
- law enforcement
- community agencies
Your degree may also provide opportunities in the areas of university research and teaching.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does a Bachelor of Criminology involve?
What are 'core' units?
What are 'electives' and how do I choose them?
What does studying criminology involve?
Where can I work after I graduate?
- Corrections NSW
- Juvenile Justice NSW
- NSW Ombudsman
- The Attorney General's Department
- Police Integrity Commission
- NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
- The Australian Institute of Criminology
- Research centres (e.g. The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and the Institute for Cultural Studies)
What job titles should I be searching for when looking for work?
Where can I get more information about criminology and/or criminology career options?
Instructions for international applications are available on the UWS International Admissions pages.
If you are interested in completing a higher research degree, for example Masters Honours, information is accessible from UWS Research (opens in a new window).