Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
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If you have a keen interest in criminology, belief in the justice system and a passion for social justice, a Bachelor of Criminology and Justice from Edith Cowan University is the perfect course to set you on your ideal career path.
Developed with a contemporary, international approach, this comprehensive course takes a cross-disciplinary look at criminology and justice through the lenses of law, political science, psychology and sociology. You'll learn the ins and outs of crime and social control, as well as having the ability to customise the course to suit your own interests and aspirations through a choice of six majors: Addiction Studies, Corrections, Family and Child Support, Policing, Professional Youth Work and Security Management.
With the option to study on-campus in Perth or online, full- or part-time, you can study how, when and where you like. And in just a few years, you'll graduate with the contemporary theoretical knowledge and professional skills you need to seek your dream job in criminology.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
If none of the above applies to you, but you have work and life experience, you may be eligible to apply via ECU's Experience-Based Entry Scheme.
Special Admission Requirements: Please note that one or more of the majors in this course have admission requirements.
In this criminology course, the subjects you may study include:
Addiction Studies major
Family and Child Support major
Professional Youth Work major
Security Management major
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Criminology and Justice from Edith Cowan University.
Graduates have the theoretical knowledge and professional skills needed to seek employment in a range of positions within the criminology and justice arena, from policing and corrections through to research and security. Graduates may also choose to pursue further study with a Bachelor of Criminology and Justice (Honours).
Wondering where a career in criminology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Students may pay for this course upfront or through a government HECS-HELP loan (if eligible).
Scholarships and ECU Student Loans are also available to eligible students.
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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