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The specialisation in criminology is taught by some of Australia?s leading criminologists, from which a challenging study experience can be constructed. Contemporary questions about crime and control find discussion in theoretical and policy contexts. The crime problem in today?s Australia is explored and compared within a wide range of local and global community concerns.

About this specialistion

Your study plan will depend on the master's degree or graduate diploma in which you complete your specialisation. Please consult the Sydney Law School for advice.

Graduate opportunities

The specialisation in criminology draws on many disciplines and has many applications. People who have studied criminology work in a number of areas and for a host of organisations. While it would be rare to see a job advertisement for a criminologist, you will find criminologists hard at work in the following places: criminal justice agencies; non-criminal justice state agencies; government policy and politics; border protection and intelligence agencies; local government; research institutions; non-government organisations (NGOs); consumer groups and advocacy organisations; private companies; universities.
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