Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

Do you want to delve into an enthralling field that deals with the complexities of crime and responses to crime? Look no further.Our program addresses the causes, politics and management of criminality from a range of disciplinary perspectives. You will develop and understanding of a range of issues in contemporary criminology including definitions and representations of crime, victimization, policing, the criminal justice system, transnational crime, and restorative justice. The ANU Bachelor of Criminology draws attention to the social dimensions of crime and deviancy and assesses the effectiveness and implications of crime control measures.


The Bachelor of Criminology requires completion of 144 units, of which: A maximum of 60 units may come from completion of 1000-level courses.


  • Criminology

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent, and the minimum Selection Rank (from their academic qualifications, plus any adjustment factors) requirement for this program. Previous higher education studies
  • Or secondary education results if completed less than one full-time equivalent year (1.0 FTE) of a degree
  • Or the result from a bridging or preparatory course. Previously completed VET qualifications at AQF level 5 or higher (i.e. a Diploma or above)
  • Or secondary education results if the VET qualification is not completed.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $121,764
  • ATAR: 80
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double - Arts, Social Sciences group or Flexible Double - Law group. This program can also be incorporated into a Flexible Vertical Double Degree - Postgraduate business, humanities and social sciences group and Postgraduate law group.

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