This course is not being offered in 2022. Please view our Social Science courses for other study options.
In a globalised world, crime and criminalisation have assumed new and transnational forms with mixed effects on human wellbeing and social justice.
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Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western.
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Explore the world of crime and justice
The aims and objectives of this course are to draw out the significance and range of these issues in international criminology, and to examine the viability of different preventive and criminal justice responses in relation to these.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $14,049
Delivery: On campus
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Graduates of this course can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Criminal Justice Policy
- International Law Enforcement
- Global development
- Policy development
- Non-government organisations
With further training and/or qualifications, you may become a registered police officer. Police protect and preserve property, public order and safety through the enforcement of laws.
Policy development involves researching, compiling and analysing a range of facts specific to a community and creating it as a policy that will benefit the wider community. You may specify in the area of crime and crime prevention.
Research involves compiling data, analysing trends and noting observations in the area of criminal and community justice. This work is recorded in reports that are used to assist with the development of that field.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.