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Master of Criminology

  • Masters (Coursework)

Gain a critical understanding of criminal justice through multidisciplinary learning delivered by some of Australia’s leading criminologists.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 - 6 years part-time
Course Code
MACRIMIN3000, 008404D
Study Mode
In person
Fees
$27,500 per year / $27,500 total

About this course

Gain a critical understanding of criminal justice through multidisciplinary learning delivered by some of Australia’s leading criminologists.

Designed for anyone with an interest in criminal justice, the Master of Criminology addresses contemporary questions about crime and social control in policy, theory and practice. You will scrutinise crime and criminal justice in modern Australia and compare it with a wide range of local and global community concerns.

Our face-to-face classes are led by Australia’s experts in criminal law, criminal justice policy, juvenile and restorative justice, forensic psychology, crime and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues, international and comparative criminal justice and policing. This course recognises the importance of research, policy and applied learning.

We will equip you for work with public and private criminal justice and social welfare agencies with a focus on psychology and psychiatry, public policy, social research and legal practice.

We welcome practitioners and students from a broad range of backgrounds including social policy, research, advocacy, psychology, public health, history, media, policing, corrections, law, socio-legal studies and criminology.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown, NSW

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
81.9%
Overall satisfaction
76.5%
Skill scale
76%
Teaching scale
79%
Employed full-time
$71.6k
Average salary