As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, globalisation both shapes, and is shaped by, crime and its perpetrators.
This new degree explores the changing dynamics of crime as it crosses national borders, challenges traditional forms of crime control and justice, and effects diverse societies in equally diverse ways.
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If you’re ready for postgraduate study, you’ll find your competitive edge at Western. Our global 5-star ratings for innovation, teaching and facilities assure you that you'll be learning from the best at a University that ranks in the top 2% worldwide.
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Explore the world of crime and justice
Covering a range of topics including genocide, environmental harm, corporate crime, the International Criminal Court, transitional justice and human rights, the degree takes you on a journey of critical thinking about some of the most urgent issues facing humanity. With flexible learning options available, the degree has you set to pursue a range of professional, policy and community roles in law enforcement, prosecution, global governance and crime prevention.
Early exit points at Graduate Certificate, and Graduate Diploma level are embedded within this Masters programme.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $26,760*
Delivery: On campus
Postgraduate Study Information
Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field.
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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.