Western Sydney University Online
Bachelor's Degree + Undergraduate Unit
HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
3 years full-time
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The Bachelor of Social Science (Criminology and Criminal Justice), from Western Sydney University Online, equips students with the highly developed criminology skills and knowledge necessary for working in the criminal justice sector.
Throughout this online course, you'll study crime and criminal justice in a critical way, closely examining the process of dealing with criminal acts and perpetrators. You'll learn the theory, politics and practice of crime prevention; discover the relationships between gender, crime and violence; and delve into the major approaches used to study crime and deviance in society.
This degree is delivered entirely online by specially trained coaches, equipping you with the highly sought-after skills you need to succeed in a range of national and international criminology careers.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this criminology course, the subjects you may study include:
When you join Western Sydney University Online you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during you studies.
Chat to a student advisor online or over the phone any day of the week, reach out to specially trained online learning advisors, gain access to online assignment assistance and ensure your work is always on the right track, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Social Science (Criminology and Criminal Justice) from Western Sydney University Online.
Graduates are prepared to pursue a range of specialised careers in the criminology and criminal justice sector. You may wish to seek out roles in prisons, correctional centres, transition and counselling services, or research and analysis.
Wondering where a career in criminology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay your course fees upfront.
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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