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Coursework

Master of Criminology

  • CRICOS Code: 055074E

What will I study?

Overview

200 point program (2 years full-time or part-time equivalent)

This is our most popular program for those who have completed undergraduate study. No experience is necessary.

  • 12.5 points of Core subjects (to be completed in first 50 points of program)
  • 37.5 points of Foundation subjects (to be completed in first 50 points of program)
  • 37.5 points of Compulsory subjects
  • 112.5 points of Elective subjects (Coursework only)
    OR
  • 62.5 points of Elective subjects and 50 points of Thesis subjects (Minor Thesis option)

150 point program (1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent)

This is our most popular program for those who have completed undergraduate study in a relevant discipline.

  • 37.5 points of Compulsory subjects
  • 112.5 points of Elective subjects (Coursework only)
    OR
  • 62.5 points of Elective subjects and 50 points of Thesis subjects (Minor Thesis option)

100 point program (1 year full-time or part-time equivalent)

This is for relevant honours graduates or those who have completed at least two years professional work experience in a closely related field, in addition to relevant background study.

  • 25 points of Compulsory subjects
  • 75 points of Elective subjects (Coursework only)
    OR
  • 25 points of Elective subjects and 50 points of Thesis subjects (Minor Thesis option)

Capstone requirements

Students must complete one of three available Capstone streams for this degree (some are Coursework-based and some are Thesis-based). For more information on subjects, Capstone streams, and detailed information, please view the Handbook entry for this course.

View Handbook entry