251–300 th
World University Rankings 2020
4 th
Impact Rankings 2020
=56 th
Young University Rankings 2017
Kingsbury Drive, Bundoora, Melbourne, Victoria, VIC 3086, Australia

Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science - La Trobe University

This course recognises the close connections between crime and the human mind and its effects on behaviour. It will position you to work in the criminal justice sector, in fields such as policing, corrections, juvenile justice, crime prevention and advocacy, intelligence, forensics and customs. You'll study all of the core content areas of the psychological science, from biological foundations to social influences on affect, behaviour and cognition, in addition to strong training in research methods, and the opportunity for study in greater depth in specific areas where staff have research expertise. In addition you'll study the complex causes of crime and how to contribute to the development of innovative responses to it. You'll examine key issues in criminal justice, and topics such as policing, sentencing and corrections, forensics, and victimisation, will enable you to develop a deeper understanding of key areas of practice and employment. You'll also have the opportunity to hone your skills and build confidence by undertaking a work placement.

  • Qualification
    BCR/BPsych
  • Study mode
    Full-time on campus
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-03-01