12 months
53760 AUD/year
50520 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


A Master of Criminology at Bond University, Australia, prepares graduates for a career in the industry. Graduates are given the skills and training necessary to understand crime, justice, and forensic issues.


Key features

  • Learn from leading industry professionals with a wealth of knowledge
  • Graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees
  • Small class sizes and a personalised approach to learning

The Master of Criminology at Bond University gives you 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. You 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.

Professional outcomes

The Master of Criminology program enables students 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Genocide - A sociological and criminological approach
  • Crime Analysis and Profiling
  • Security and Strategy
  • Transnational Crime
  • Politically Motivated Violence
  • Forensic Criminology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 078659A  
  • Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent at an approved institution in either criminology, sociology, legal studies, psychology, humanities/arts or business studies.
  • As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language.
  • Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students.
  • In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53760 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53760 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    50520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50520 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Gold Coast

1313 - 2310 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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