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Jump into the world of crime and analyse the motivations behind criminal activity in this Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Criminology degree from Swinburne Online.
By study this course, you will begin to understand why crimes are committed and how they impact society. Addressing psychology, law and social values, this industry recognised degree will give you a thorough education in the detection and prevention of crime, and enable you to examine a range of cultural criminology practices around the world. You will also cover policing issues within a criminology framework, looking in particular depth at training, selection and offender profiling.
Here's why Ashnita loves studying criminology with Swinburne Online.
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements to enrol in this course:
In this criminology course, the subjects you will study include:
You will also need to study 12 elective units.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Criminology from Swinburne University of Technology.
With this qualification you will have the skills and education to work in all aspects of the justice system. From victim support to correction programs, you will know the ins and outs of the judicial system and the psychology behind criminal activity.
Wondering where a career in criminal justice could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Criminologist, Community Development Officer, Correctional Officer, Policy Officer, Project Officer, Immigration Officer.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through HECS-HELP.
Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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