Master of Criminology (Professional)
Duration: 4 Semesters Full-Time Plus 20 Weeks; Flexible Part-Time Available for domestic students only
The Master of Criminology (Professional) program provides students with skill development and training as well as scholarly appreciation of crime, justice and forensic issues. The program provides an understanding of a broad range of issues involving criminology theories, contemporary information on crime prevention, the theory and practice of punishment, criminal offenders, the police, courts and correctional institutions, including current crime and deviance issues. Students will be provided with both knowledge and research skills and techniques required for the analysis of criminological issues and an understanding of how to critically evaluate published research. At the end of the degree, candidates will have a professional portfolio detailing their research and practical expertise in their chosen vocational area. The program duration is 4 semesters and 20 weeks (92 weeks).
Work Experience & Internships
Criminology has scope for many different internship and work experience opportunities, many of which are administered through the Faculty. View a full list of internship and work experience opportunities available to students of the Master of Criminology (Professional).
Completion of an industry internship is a requirement of this degree.
The Master of Criminology (Professional) program enables those with an existing knowledge or early career in Criminology to develop research skills as they relate to various areas of criminological enquiry, and communicate the results of any research findings to both technical and non-technical audiences. It will equip graduates with the critical thinking skills and strategic development required to expand their criminology careers.
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