Are you interested in law enforcement and correctional services? Do you want to develop legal and social understanding through the study of crimes and criminals to solve real problems in the community?

Studies in criminal justice and criminology provide specialised knowledge, skills and competencies to work in a range of professional and community settings.

Recent needs of the criminal justice profession are for graduates with skills in social science, criminal justice systems and law, including criminology, sociology and social philosophy.

Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Psychological Studies

Prepare for a fascinating career in the justice system or community welfare, with VU's Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Psychological Studies.

Fees

2022: A$12,800*
* fee per semester

Intakes
2022: February, August
Campus
Footscray Park
Duration
3 years
Bachelor of Criminal Justice
Gain in-depth knowledge of our justice systems and a holistic approach to community justice with the Bachelor of Criminal Justice.
Fees

2022: A$12,800*
* fee per semester

Intakes
2022: February, August
Campus
Footscray Park
Duration
3 years
Bachelor of Criminology

Develop the legal and social understanding to solve real problems in the community with VU's Bachelor of Criminology.

Fees

2022: A$13,400*
* fee per semester

Intakes
2022: February, August
Campus
City Queen
Duration
3 years
Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Studies
Study the motivations that underpin criminal acts, and gain the knowledge needed to make a difference in the community, with the Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Studies at Victoria University.
Fees

2022: A$14,900*
* fee per semester

Intakes
2022: February, August
Campus
City Queen, Footscray Park
Duration
4 years
Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Criminology

Launch a career investigating and prosecuting crime, or defending the accused, with a law and criminology degree from VU.

Fees

2022: A$14,900*
* fee per semester

Intakes
2022: February, August
Campus
City Queen
Duration
4.5 years

Studying criminal justice & criminology at VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.

Careers

When students graduate they will be qualified to seek employment in the criminal justice system.

Many of our criminolgy and criminal justice graduates also gain employment in:

  • community legal settings
  • law firms
  • security and intelligence organisations
  • welfare and support agencies.

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