Bachelor of Criminology

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Become a force for good

Western’s Bachelor of Criminology allows you to study crime and criminal justice in a conceptual and applied way, and gain an understanding of how these things affect society. It gives you the skills and knowledge you need to take on a career in the police force, corrective services, and the criminal and community justice systems.

You will learn about law enforcement and surveillance, violence, gender and crime, restorative and international criminal justice, cultural depictions of crime, and contemporary debates in criminology. Examples of sub-majors include Child and Community Studies, Psychological Studies or Sociology.Ultimately, you will emerge with the specialist skills and knowledge to make a difference in the world and be a force for good.

Liverpool City Campus

Gain access to the latest in high-tech learning and teaching facilities at Western’s state-of-the-art Liverpool City Campus.

Why study Criminology at Western?

Criminology student Brianna talks about her student highlights so far whilst studying at Western.

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook.

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $26,240*

Delivery: On campus

HSC True Reward

At Western, we recognise that this year has been difficult for Year 12 students. Our Early Offer Program – HSC True Reward provides school leavers with much-needed peace of mind about their university entry for next year.

True Reward focuses on the scores that reflect your strongest skills and lead you to excel at university, rather than your scaled ATAR or results impacted by COVID-19.

 

 

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"Assessments are fair and support readily available. Lecturers are helpful and WSU is a welcoming and friendly place."

— Jessica Stanton. Bachelor of Policing.

 

 

Crime Scene House at Western

Depending on your major, you can collect evidence and investigate realistic crime scenes at Western’s world-class training and research facility, Crime Scene House. 

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Study a double degree

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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.