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Law and Criminology degrees

Criminology and Criminal Justice degrees


If you’re interested in criminology and criminal justice, then get ready to discover the nature and causes of crime and criminal behaviour and gain an understanding of the criminal justice system. By studying Criminology and Criminal Justice at UniSQ, you’ll explore human behaviour and the motivations for crime, how crime is measured, and our society’s response.

The multifaceted nature of a criminal justice degree means that you can elect to study topics aligned with your interest areas, including crime and the media, youth and juvenile justice, victimology, investigating crime, the history and purpose of punishment, race and crime, and green criminology.

Whether you’re looking to study criminology online or on campus, you’ll be able to create a personalised study plan for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in criminology and criminal justice.

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What can you do with a criminology degree?

When you study a criminology and criminal justice degree at UniSQ, you’ll be preparing yourself for a rewarding career in a multifaceted industry. You’ll develop work-ready skills by exploring subjects such as investigation practices, forensic and criminal psychology, victimology, punishment, juvenile justice, crime and the media, and environmental crime. Upon completion of your degree, you’ll emerge with an extensive portfolio of skills and knowledge to kick-start your career. You can also choose to undertake postgraduate studies to further academic and professional growth.

Studying criminology and criminal justice opens many avenues for future employment in areas, including:

  • Criminal justice
  • Child protection
  • Crime research
  • Strategic planning and development
  • Security
  • Police force
  • Community corrections
  • Border security
  • Policy development
  • Juvenile justice
  • Juvenile research

The flexible ways to study offered at UniSQ will allow you to fit your criminal justice studies in with your life commitments. learning environment.

How do I know if criminology is right for me?
If you’re passionate about exploring and broadening your scope of knowledge in law and criminology, then a criminology and criminal justice degree from UniSQ is the perfect way to get started. Simply browse through the available courses and choose one that best suits your interests.
What are the pathways to studying criminology and criminal justice at UniSQ?
Whether you’ve just completed Year 12 studies, haven’t studied in a while, or have a VET, TAFE or other relevant qualification, there are several pathways programs available to help you gain entry into a criminology degree at UniSQ.
Why study a criminal justice degree with UniSQ?
Studying criminology and criminal justice at UniSQ will open up many professional career opportunities after completing your degree. Throughout your studies, you’ll have access to industry-leading facilities, equipment and teaching staff, providing the ideal learning environment to nurture your passion. At UniSQ, we also understand the importance offering flexible study options, that’s why you have the option to study criminology online, attend full-time campus classes, or undertake a combination of both to create a study plan that suits you.

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