What will I learn?

Research-focused study in the sociology of crime and deviance will complement, contextualise and enrich your legal understandings.

This combination prepares you for rewarding careers in criminal law, government, commerce, industry, social welfare and community organisations. Adding honours will give you an edge in the crowd, particularly in roles involving research.

What will you do?

Build high-level original research skills.
Explore legal and criminological concepts, processes and methods.
Develop deep discipline knowledge in a particular area of law.
Access internship and placement opportunities.
Undertake a major research project.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

CRICOS

097919F

Study options

Full Time (4.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$41,000.00 (US$ 27,786) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected December 2019

More details

Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

The University of Adelaide (UoA)

North Terrace Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification. United Entrance Certificate (UEC) 5. IELTS: Overall 6.5; Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 6; TOEFL Internet-based: Overall 79, Reading and Listening: 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21; Pearson – Overall 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50 and Cambridge - Overall 176, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing – 169.

For international students

Students are required to complete Secondary School Qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.

Tertiary Qualifications: The Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) double degree is not an entry program. Admission into the B.Criminology/B.Laws (Honours) double degree will be by application. Places will be limited and students with a GPA in the range 5.00-6.00 (depending on places available) will be invited in their penultimate year to apply for the program along with all other eligible Bachelor of Laws students. If accepted into the program, the B.Criminology/B.Laws program will be discontinued and the student admitted into the B.Criminology/B.Laws (Honours) program. All courses under the B.Criminology/B.Laws will be counted towards the B.Criminology/B.Laws(Honours) degree.

IELTS: Overall band score of 7.0 and Band score of 7.0 in all bands; TOEFL total score of 94 with a minimum of 27 in Writing, 23 in Speaking and 24 in Reading and Listening; Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 65 and Skills profile of 65 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening; and Cambridge English-Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 185 and Individual score of 185 in Writing and Speaking, 176 in Reading and Listening.

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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The University of Adelaide College
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About this uni

The University of Adelaide works alongside governments, businesses, and other universities across Asia, Europe and North America.

  • Based in South Australia.
  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.
  • Member of Australia’s research-intensive Group of Eight.
  • Top 10 on The Economist’s list of world’s most liveable cities