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

Add more flexibility to your degree

With StudyFlex, you choose how to study your subjects – online, on campus, or a mix of both.

Great news – this is offered as a Flex major or minor at select campuses. That means at least half of the subjects in this major or minor are Flex subjects. Wherever you find them, whether they’re in a Flex major or minor or in a full StudyFlex course, our Flex subjects let you choose between studying online or on campus. It’s the perfect way to get the best of both worlds.

Discover StudyFlex

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
  • RSPCA
  • Legal Services Commission
  • Department of Justice
  • Law firms
  • Department of Health and Human Services

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