Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus
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.
Combined degree options
You can combine this course with the following:
- Bachelor of International Relations | 4 years | SATAC code: 234662
- Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems) | 4 years: SATAC code:
- Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice l 5.5 years l SATAC code: 214442
- Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) l 5.5 years l SATAC code: 224302
- Bachelor of Law and Society | 4 years | SATAC code: 234662
- Bachelor of Psychological Science | 4 years | SATAC code: 224941
- Bachelor of Science (Forensic and Analytical Science) | 4 years | SATAC code: 234282
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.
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
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Place type: Commonwealth supported
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- 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.
Refer to credit transfer for further information.
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