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Bachelor of Social Science (Criminology and Criminal Justice)

Bachelor of Social Science (Criminology and Criminal Justice)

  • QS World University Rankings
    =494
  • QS Stars
    5
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 36 months
This criminology major offers students the opportunity to study crime and criminal justice in a critical way that particularly stresses social and cultural definitions of criminality and the reactions to it. Areas of focus include criminal justice institutions and practices; the development of criminology as a discipline and its various strands; forms and patterns of victimisation; crime prevention strategies and debates; aspects of juvenile justice; the evolution of prisons and different forms of punishment; law enforcement and surveillance; violence, gender and crime; cultural depictions of crime and contemporary debates in criminology.