The Bachelor of Criminology & Criminal Justice (Honours) is a one year equivalent advanced undergraduate degree for high achieving students, which may be taken upon completion of an undergraduate degree in Criminology & Criminal Justice.

 

Faculty
Faculty of Law and Justice
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face (includes blended)
Award
Bachelor of Criminology & Criminal Justice (Honours)
Commencing Terms
Term 1
Duration (Full Time)
1 Year(s)

The Honours Program in Criminology is designed will provide you with appropriate training and guidance for the completion of a major piece of criminological research. Graduates of the Program should be able to demonstrate their ability as autonomous researchers and are well-prepared for a research and/or policy career in criminology in a variety of organisational settings.

Program Code
4505
CRICOS Code
082791G
Campus
Kensington
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
48
Indicative Enrolments
4

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Entry requirements

Find out more about entry requirements for this program in the Degree Handbook.

Alternative entry pathways

Alternative Entry
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English language requirements​

 

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If you’re completing an Australian Year 12 qualification (e.g. NSW HSC or equivalent), you do not need to provide anything extra to prove your proficiency. Your qualification will be used as evidence of your English proficiency.

If you do need to provide evidence of your English proficiency, this will be indicated in your application. You can prove this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

Entry requirements

Find out more about entry requirements for this program in the Degree Handbook.

Pathway programs

UNSW Global has university pathway programs that provide seamless transition to UNSW Sydney so you can achieve your academic and career goals.

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English language requirements​


You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

Potential careers

  • Research and analysis
  • Policy design and advising
  • Project management
  • Crime prevention
  • Courts and Corrective Services
  • Federal and State Police
  • Security and intelligence
  • Insurance
  • Finance
  • Risk assessment and management

How to apply

Students intending to apply to the honours program must first discuss their eligibility and study program with the Honours Convenor in the relevant school prior to submitting an application.

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Students intending to apply to the honours program must first discuss their eligibility and study program with the Honours Convenor in the relevant school prior to submitting an application.

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2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$14,500*

Commonwealth Supported Place. Multiple Student Contribution Bands may apply for this double degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included.

2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$36,960*
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$37,960*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

Indicative fees to complete the program include tuition plus an estimate of study-related costs of approximately $1,000 per year. To find out more about other costs, visit UNSW International.

Scholarships

Our scholarships help you achieve your potential and enhance the experience of individuals who might otherwise struggle financially to maintain a place at university. The scholarships reward excellence, and encourage international mobility, diversity and equity.


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