This course is not offered in 2021.
Gain a broad understanding of criminological theory and its applications in criminal justice contexts. In the Bachelor of Letters (Criminology) you’ll work independently and collaboratively on projects, 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. Benefit from our well-established links with government and industry, and enrich your learning through Flinders’ Centre for Crime Policy and Research.
Duration: 1.5 years
SATAC code: 2BG023
Annual indicative fees (2020):
Why study Criminology at Flinders
* Office for Learning and Teaching citations.
** Excellence in Research for Australia rankings 2015
As a graduate, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to gain employment in a diverse range of areas. These include jobs working in areas such as supervising offenders in correctional facilities and prisons; statistical or intelligence analysis for police; the court administration system; intelligence, statistical and research areas; border protection and counter terrorism; and crime prevention with government.
This degree gives you an understanding of criminological theory and the skills to apply your knowledge to a range of criminal justice contexts. Topics cover areas such as academic and professional communication, crime and criminology, the criminal justice system and practice, and community justice policy.
Flinders online students have access to an extensive support network, with learning support, financial assistance, career services, and more, readily available. This includes:
Advice for study and assignments, plus extended library support hours during the semester.
24/7 access to online study resources including ebooks and journals.
Access to our IT helpdesk, as well as a range of software downloads and computer tutorials.
Free and confidential counselling service available online or over the phone.
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