Fraud. Corruption. Terrorism. Domestic violence. Cybercrime. Vandalism. Car theft. Gun crime. Assault. Understanding who commits these types of crimes, their motivations for doing so, how society responds to such crime, and how the impact of crime can be alleviated are all the pursuit of criminologists.
As a graduate from the Criminology program at Macquarie University, you’ll use your knowledge and draw from fields including sociology, psychology, psychiatry and social anthropology, to understand better, measure and evaluate crime.
So that you’re equipped with the knowledge and skills employers require now and in the future, we design many of our degrees and courses in consultation with a range of industries and sectors. Having such experts involved in creating the fundamentals of your degree or course provides you with opportunities to contextualise your learning, and gain the latest career insights.
- Cybersecurity analyst
- Forensic-related role
- Intelligence analyst
- Policy adviser
- Private investigator
- Critical Thought and Research Design
- Australia's Approach to Law Enforcement
- The Crimes of the Powerful
- Advanced Criminology Theory
- Applied Criminology
- Simulation in Criminology
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- International - We recommend applying early for your course to ensure you have adequate time to arrange your student visa.
DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology Cyber Security View 21 other Masters in Criminology in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS CODE: 092009G
- AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent
- AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent, and approved work experience, professional certification or other recognised prior learning
- AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent with a WAM of 65
International38000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 38000 AUD per year during 18 months.
National29200 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29200 AUD per year during 18 months.
Living costs for Sydney
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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