Master of Criminology

Master of Criminology

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: 11 February / 15 July
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: A$125
Intakes: February, August
International tuition: A$40,000
Domestic tuition: A$27,500

Program overview

Face-to-face classes are led by Australia’s experts in criminal law, criminal justice policy, juvenile and restorative justice, forensic psychology, crime and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues, international and comparative criminal justice and policing. This course recognises the importance of research, policy and applied learning. The university will equip you for work with public and private criminal justice and social welfare agencies with a focus on psychology and psychiatry, public policy, social research and legal practice. The University welcomes practitioners and students from a broad range of backgrounds including social policy, research, advocacy, psychology, public health, history, media, policing, corrections, law, socio-legal studies and criminology.

Study options

Study options
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Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. Admission to candidature for the Master of Criminology requires: a) a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit average from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or b) a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; and the applicant provides evidence of two years of relevant professional experience.

Career opportunities

The Master of Criminology (MCrim) draws on many disciplines and has many applications. People who have studied criminology work in a number of areas and for a host of organisations. You will find criminologists hard at work in the following places: Criminal justice agencies; Non-criminal justice state agencies; Government policy and politics; Border protection and intelligence agencies; Local government; Research institutions; Non-government organisations (NGOs); Consumer groups and advocacy organisations; Private companies; Universities.

Campus location

Sydney , Australia

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