Why study at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2020, Ranking Web of Universities

Career ready

We offer a leading career-ready program that develops the professional skills that employers want.

La Trobe’s Career Ready Advantage means you develop the skills employers want.

Top 50 in the Asia-Pacific

La Trobe is ranked as one of the best 50 universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2019

Career opportunities in crime, justice and legal studies

Career pathways

Crime, justice and legal studies builds skills in research, problem solving and communication to prepare you for a career in a range of industries.

Possible roles include:

  • Criminologist
  • Human rights advocate
  • Mediator
  • Community legal educator
  • Research and policy developer

Future employers

Potential employers of crime, justice and legal studies graduates include:

  • Victorian Police Association
  • Legal Services Commission
  • Department of Justice
  • Law firms
  • Department of Health and Human Services

On the couch with criminology

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Tackle some of Australia's most important social problems. Learn how to find innovative solutions to social issues and build a safer community.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

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