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Fulfil your aspirations of working in justice and crime prevention

Top career paths by projected employment growth: 4

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Court & legal clerks

8.5 %

Projected job growth to 2023

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Intelligence & policy analysts

36.3 %

Projected job growth to 2023

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8.3 %

Projected job growth to 2023

Discover how criminology at Deakin can prepare you to fight crime and safeguard our communities. Download our course guide below:

Your course options

Choose our dedicated bachelor degree or study one of our double degrees. Our criminology courses open a wide range of exciting career opportunities.

Bachelor of Criminology

Study criminal justice issues and develop practical skills in an engaging field of study with diverse career prospects.


Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science

This unique double degree explores a wide range of topics, encouraging students to question the link between crime and human behaviour.


Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Cyber Security

This undergraduate course combines the fields of criminology and cyber security to provide you with a specialised skill set and unique experiences.


Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws

Explore the meaning of crime and justice to graduate with a highly-regarded law degree from one of Victoria’s leading law schools.


How Deakin will help you succeed

  • Study support

    Whether you want to improve your study skills or need help with an assignment, student mentors are an excellent source of support to help you ease into university.

  • Workplace learning

    Take advantage of our strong industry partnerships and gain real-world experience through paid placements or work-integrated learning programs.

  • Study abroad

    Get out of your comfort zone. Deakin offers short- and long-term study abroad programs that include internships and volunteering projects.

  • Libraries

    With a huge range of titles and resources, our campus libraries will ensure that you have all the information you need, when you need it.

  • Scholarships

    Whether it's recognising academic merit or helping you overcome disadvantage, one of our many scholarships could transform your life and your future.

  • Support services

    Ranging from career information to child care, our support services aim to take care of your needs so you can make the most of your time at Deakin.

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Download the guide to learn more about:

  • Course overview
  • Entry requirements
  • How to apply
  • Career outcomes

Meet your support team

There are plenty of support services and resources available to all Deakin students. Whether you’re studying online or at one of our campuses, you’re fully supported – however and wherever you need it.

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Career planners Get help preparing for your dream career from our Graduate Employment Division. Practise your interview skills, look for casual work and assess your career options while you study.

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Study mentors Our team of maths, writing and faculty mentors are all available during teaching periods via numerous channels including Skype, Facebook, phone and email.

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Counsellors Let our registered psychologists and social workers help you manage challenges you’re experiencing. If there’s something on your mind, no matter how big or small, we’re here to help.

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Deakin is the best choice you can make if you are looking to challenge the status quo and understand the world in a more critical way

Taylor McCaw
Bachelor of Criminology
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Doctorate of Philosophy (Criminology)