A postgraduate degree allows you to go deeper in a known field or explore new areas of interest.

Bachelor of Criminology

A single three year undergraduate award offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Criminology

3 Years 144 Units BCRIM

Study plan and program details

Do you want to delve into an enthralling field that deals with the complexities of crime and responses to crime? Look no further.

Our program addresses the causes, politics and management of crime and criminal justice from a range of disciplinary perspectives.

You will develop an understanding of a range of issues in contemporary criminology including definitions and representations of crime, the complex social, political, and individual factors that underpin criminal activity, the operation of the criminal justice system. We offer courses on policing, the courts, prisons and punishment, organised crime, transnational crime, drugs and crime, young people and crime and more.  The Bachelor of Criminology also has a strong focus on empirical methods and debates. This provides our graduates with valuable skills that translate across many career paths. 

The ANU Bachelor of Criminology draws attention to the social dimensions of crime and deviancy and assesses the effectiveness and implications of crime control measures.

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