Master of Criminology, Justice & Regulation

Australian National University (ANU)

This program prepares graduates for careers in regulatory policy and the management and control of illegal activity in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Relevant professional fields include justice policy; indigenous justice; policing and corrections; transnational justice cooperation; law and justice development assistance and peacekeeping/peace-building. Topics covered include: personal crime; corporate, serious and organised crime; financial crime and money laundering; corruption; cyber-security and cybercrime; the internet of things; environmental crime; and transnational and terrorist crime. Skills emphasised include: management of serious crime; data analytics, restorative justice, compliance and risk and the social and cultural dimensions of crime, justice and regulation.

Course Fee:

Australian: $58,560
International: $85,920

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.0/7.0. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students.


96 units (2 year full-time) including 12 units of Processional Internships courses

Subjects you can Study:

Criminal Behaviour; Organised Crime; Controversies in Crime Control; Dimensions of Crime; Young People and Crime; Corruption in our world; Cybercrime; Crime and Justice; Surveillance and Society; plus more

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate disciplines are Anthropology, Criminology, Development Studies, International Relations, Law, Political Science, Policy Studies, Psychology, Security Studies, Sociology

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Full time
Canberra No info No Part time
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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