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Bachelor of Criminology and Psychology RMIT University

4.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This combination of an accredited psychology major with an applied criminology major prepares you for a variety of roles where dealing with people is paramount.

Ever wondered why people engage in offending behaviour? Statistics indicate a strong correlation between crime and people with social welfare needs and mental health illness.

In this degree, you will develop an understanding of the psychology of crime, be able to conduct forensic interviews and provide case management for offenders, victims and clients with complex needs.

You’ll learn key communication, risk assessment, behavioural analysis and research skills and gain a strong understanding of psychological theories and practice.

On completion of the degree you will have developed the emotional and intellectual resources required for a challenging but rewarding career in the justice and human services fields.

Building block to psychology

This program can be used a first step to becoming a psychologist. To become a psychologist, you need to complete further study at honours and master levels.
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Average ratings for Bachelor of Criminology and Psychology RMIT University based on 1 review
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March 2018
Year completed 2019

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The course is hands on and provides lots of great information. Best part is that all of the lectures are either doctors or professionals in the same area of study, so it’s a great experience. The content is also interesting and gives you such a good perspective on sociology aspects, why people commit crimes, wha...

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