Master of Criminology

University of Melbourne, The

This program provides students with the opportunity to explore why certain behaviours are defined as criminal, how the nature and extent of crime are measured, and why crime occurs. The Master of Criminology reflects these developments, giving considered attention to global forms of crime from trafficking in women and children to the free reign of violence found in war zones and frail states. As well as exploring a wide range of criminological problems the course will expose students to cutting edge developments in criminologists' efforts to map, understand and theorise crime and harm in its local, national and global forms. It equips students to work in local and international criminal justice agencies, policy think tanks and research organisations by and provides training for professional qualification purposes.

Course Fee:

$55,170.00

Entry Requirements:

200 point program: Undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least 70%, or equivalent. 150 point program: Undergraduate degree in a related discipline with a weighted average mark of at least 70%, or equivalent, or undergraduate degree in any discipline and a Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) - Criminology, with a weighted average mark of at least 70%, or equivalent. 100 point program: Honours degree in criminology or a related discipline with a weighted average mark of at least 70%, or equivalent; or undergraduate degree and a Graduate Diploma (Advanced) in Arts (Criminology) with a weighted average mark of at least 70%, or equivalent; or undergraduate degree in a related discipline, with a weighted average mark of at least 70%, or equivalent, and at least two years' documented, relevant work experience.

Structure:

Coursework and minor thesis. 200-point; 150-point; and 100-point programs available; Includes internship option.

Subjects you can Study:

Criminology

Study Pathways:

High achieving students may qualify for entry to a master by research or PhD.

Who for:

Graduates working in the fields of criminology, the criminal justice system and social policy

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00116K

Related Careers:

Criminologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parkville No info Yes Full time 2 years
Parkville No info Yes Part time 4 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00116K

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