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Become a student in this major and you'll be trained in social research methods, learn how to study crime and its regulation, and discover how criminology draws on sociology, psychology and anthropology.

Career paths lead to careers in policing, security and intelligence, corrective services, social policy and research.

Highlights

1 in Australia for social sciences and humanities

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020

1 in Queensland for social sciences and management

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Behaviour support specialist
  • Family violence respondent practitioner
  • Field officer
  • Criminology tutor
  • Quality assurance officer
  • Corrective services consultant
  • Case manager

This Major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended Major

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Overseas study
  • Fieldwork

What you'll study

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