Why study criminology at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

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

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, World University Rankings 2022; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2021, Ranking Web of Universities

2nd in Victoria

Our graduates have an overall employer satisfaction rating of 87.8 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2022, 2021 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 1.88 MB]

Top 250 globally

Times Higher Education puts La Trobe in the world’s top 250.

Time Higher Education (THE), 2021, World University Rankings 2022

Make an informed choice

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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