Bachelor of Science (Criminology and Psychology)

CQUniversity Australia

The Bachelor of Science (Criminology and Psychology) develops specialist skills in the disciplines of psychology and criminology, the course also features an accredited psychology degree. Students will develop a broad knowledge of criminology and psychology and their application, including theoretical perspectives and an appreciation of the social and cultural contexts of criminological and psychological research and professional practice. A unique feature of this course is the option to complete a research project or work placement as part of a capstone unit. Upon completion of the course, graduates will have a comprehensive understanding of the methodologies and statistical techniques commonly used by researchers for information gathering and analysis, which can be applied when undertaking research activities.

Entry Requirements:

QTAC: English (4, SA).

Structure:

24 units (144 course credits)

Subjects you can Study:

Criminology; Psychology

Study Pathways:

Graduates who complete the course with a GPA of 5.5 or above in your level 2 and level 3 Psychology units may be eligible for a place in the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) course, which will prepare graduates for conditional registration as psychologists in Australia, as well as for coursework and/or research higher degree studies in psychology.

Recognition:

Graduates may be eligible for Student membership or Affiliate membership of the Australian Psychological Society.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Related Careers:

Criminologist, Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Full time 3 years
Online Study No info Yes Online
Online Study No info Yes Part time 6 years
Online Study No info Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Townsville No info Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Townsville No info Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Part time 6 years

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