Bachelor of Criminology

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

Students will explore crime and criminology studies in order to understand the motivations that underpin criminal acts. Students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in communities by drawing on key themes in criminology to solve real problems in the community.


  • 288 credit points consisting of: 240 credit points of core studies
  • 48 credit points of minor studies.


  • Introduction to Criminology, Policing and Offending, Human Rights Law, Corporate crime, Legal Writing and Drafting, Legal Research Methods, Forensic Investigations in the social context, Contemporary Issues in Criminology, Crime across Borders, Mental Illness and Law, Crime Research and Methods, the Research Project.

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English.

Study pathways

VET applicants will be considered and pathways are available from a range of VET courses.

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