Deakin University

Bachelor of Criminology / Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Gain a broad understanding of all major legal areas while exploring the underlying reasons behind criminal behaviour. As a graduate of Deakin’s Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws you’ll earn two in-demand degrees that complement each other and the dual expertise to see crime and law from a unique perspective. Be guided through the latest theory and topical case studies by criminology and law academics who are true subject matter experts and actively contribute to their fields.


  • 40 credit points total which include: 16 credit points from the Faculty of Arts and Education
  • 24 credit points from the Faculty of Business and Law
  • Students also complete one zero credit point academic integrity module
  • Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Criminology (A329) and the Bachelor of Laws (M312) must be satisfied.


  • Law
  • Criminology

Standard entry requirements

  • VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent.
  • This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.
  • Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course
  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement
  • For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.


Deakin's Bachelor of Laws is designed to satisfy the university component of the requirements to become a barrister and solicitor in Victoria set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB). In addition to completing an approved LLB degree, a person seeking entry is required to work for one year as a legal trainee, or to undertake a practical legal training course.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 5 years
Geelong Waterfront
  • ATAR: 84
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 91
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Geelong Waterfront, Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

Further information

Course also offered in Cloud (online) mode.

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