Criminologist are important in the Criminal Justice System. They conduct research, teach and work with various law enforcement agencies to understand, control and reduce crime.
They also study the psychological and social factors that cause people to commit crimes and perform research on approaches in rehabilitation work and find new methods & ways to which can work to reduce crime.
Students who seek a career in Enforcement, Investigation and Compliance would benefit from the program as they will develop valuable skills in critical thinking and problem solving.
– Australian Society: An Introduction to Sociology or Political World: An Introduction to Political Science
– Deviance, Crime and Society
– Anthropology of Violence: The State, Politics and Citizens
– Forensic Archaeology or Qualitative Research
– Perspective on Criminology
– Youth Deviance
– Crime Prevention and Community Safety
– Policy Analysis and Management
Our graduates pursue careers with a variety of organisations including police services, correctional services departments, correctional facilities, juvenile justice organisations, justice departments, community departments and organisations at local, state or federal level, or with private agencies.
Examples of professional roles include: probation officer, prison officer, community development worker or youth worker. With further study you could become a social worker, lawyer, forensic scientist, social researcher, or university teacher and researcher.
Areas of focus are :
- Social work
- Indigenous affairs