Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 65.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Criminology

International students:
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Criminology gives you a broad understanding of criminological theory and its applications in criminal justice contexts.

You will work independently and collaboratively in projects of significance and improve your ability to reason and argue clearly.

You'll also learn to apply your knowledge in educational and professional settings to improve justice outcomes.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

What is Criminology?

Criminology involves the study of criminological theory from a social and individual perspective and how that theory applies in the areas of criminal justice.

The factors, causes and impact of crime, and the analysis of how these impinge on the means to control it and on related justice outcomes form the subject matter of the Bachelor of Criminology.

Why study Criminology at Flinders? 

The Bachelor of Criminology at Flinders:

  • draws on the existing teaching and research strengths of the Flinders University Law School
  • is informed by the well-established links Flinders has with a wide range of government and industry stakeholders
  • offers a strong core of criminology related topics with the opportunity to undertake study across a diverse range of complementary options.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Criminology degree? 

Combined degree options

You can combine this course with the following: 

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234661
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $6,642

International students
CRICOS code: 092879E
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2018: $27,250
2019: $29,000




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Course brochures

Domestic students
Law and criminology (PDF 2MB)

International students

International course guides