Why study criminology at La Trobe?

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Top-rated globally

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

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2023; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2023, Ranking Web of Universities

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1st in Victoria

We’re the best in Victoria and third in Australia for employer satisfaction, with a rating of 88.1 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, 2022 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 812 KB]

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Top 300 globally

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe in the world’s top 300 universities.

Time Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2024

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Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options

What could your future hold?

Venture into the criminal justice system with a criminology placement. At La Trobe University, you’ll deal with real clients and workplaces while you study. Learn from the best, so you can become a leader in your career.

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Add more depth with a criminology double degree

Studying two Bachelor’s degrees means you can combine different areas you’re passionate about. You’ll also undertake these degrees in a shorter time frame, with double degrees typically taking only one year longer than a single degree. This means you’ll graduate sooner, with two Bachelor’s degrees and two study specialities under your belt.

Some of our Bachelor of Criminology double degree options include:

Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science

Learn the close connections between crime, the human mind and behaviour. Our Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science combines knowledge of criminology with psychology, providing a skillset needed to work with victims, offenders and complex clients.

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Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Criminology

If you’re curious about the complex causes of crime and want to build a career at the cutting edge of law reform, our Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Criminology provides the skills, experience and confidence you need to make a lasting positive impact.

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Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Criminology

With our Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Criminology, you’ll build a skillset at the forefront of technology and the law to tackle the ever-evolving threat of cybercrime, protect online networks and make critical evaluations of justice systems.

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