Bachelor of Criminology

Bachelor of Criminology

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: Late September
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: A$36
Intakes: March, July
International tuition: A$25,000
Domestic tuition: A$10,958

Program overview

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.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Successful completion of High School with a GPA of 4.5, or successful completion of one year of university studies or a qualification equivalent to an Australian AQF Certificate IV English: IELTS 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest TOEFL IBT Total score 82 Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13 PTE 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50

Career opportunities

Community development worker Police officer Casework and case management Correctional officer Youth worker Policy development

Campus location

Rydalmere , Australia

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