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Bachelor of Arts Major in Criminology

University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 001694A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The Bachelor of Arts is your ultimate springboard into a wide range of careers and further study options.

The Bachelor of Arts will equip you with a range of specialised and transferable skills that are highly sought after by employers: creative thinking, respect for multiple perspectives, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Crime is an issue that governments and communities face every day. The meaning of justice and the best way to respond to crime and criminality are the subject of ongoing passionate debate in the media, in parliaments, in court rooms, and in communities, locally and globally.

Criminology is the study of crime, criminality and criminal justice systems, focussing on criminalisation as a process, the causes of crime, the social context of offending, crime prevention, systems of social control, and the punishment and rehabilitation of offenders.

Criminologists critically analyse the policies, practices, systems, culture and relationships at an individual and societal level to improve understanding, advance the evidence base, and develop initiatives and agendas for change.

Career Options

Our graduates regularly find employment in the fields of Corrections, Court and Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security and Intelligence, Health and Human Services and in government at a state or federal levels.

Probation Officer
Parole Officer
Tasmanian Police
Australian Federal Police
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
Australian Customs Service
Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
Australian Department of Defence

Australian Crime Commission
Interpol
Child Protection
Forensic Psychology
Correctional Health Service
Youth Justice
Local Government

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Key Information

Tuition Fees (AUD$): 31,950 Per Year Read more99,244 for the entire course
Start date: Expected July 2023
Study mode: Full time
Duration: 3 Years
Address

University of Tasmania

Hobart Campus
Churchill Avenue Hobart Tasmania 7005
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD$): 31,950 Per Year Read more99,244 for the entire course
Start date: Expected July 2023
Study mode: Full time
Duration: 3 Years
Address

Launceston Campus

Newnham Drive, Newnham
Launceston Tasmania 7250
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD$): 31,950 Per Year Read more99,244 for the entire course
Start date: Expected July 2023
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Duration: 3 Years
Address

University of Tasmania

Hobart Campus
Churchill Avenue Hobart Tasmania 7005
Australia

Entry criteria

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia.

Most of our undergraduate programs have the following English language requirements.

IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5)

TOEFL (iBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19)

PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42

UTAS Access-English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%)

Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade

Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade

Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade

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Address

University of Tasmania
Hobart Campus
Churchill Avenue Hobart Tasmania 7005
Australia