UNE is a pioneer in the field of rural crime and home to the Centre for Rural Criminology, a world-first hub of collaborative international research, which seeks to understand all aspects of rural crime in order to help build safe and resilient communities in a rapidly changing world.
The intensive year-long program studying UNE's Bachelor of Criminology with Honours is an opportunity to develop your original research project and conduct theoretical and empirical research under the guidance of a supervisor who is a specialist in the relevant field. You will utilise all the skills you have learned throughout your undergraduate degree to produce a 15,000 to 20,000-word dissertation.
Honours can be one of the most enjoyable and challenging years of your undergraduate degree, a rare opportunity to dedicate yourself for an entire year to one area of study that you are passionate about. It is an ideal way to gain direct access as a professional to areas of the criminal justice system that interest you.
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48 credit points
Complete the following unit:
Honours in Criminology (CRIM400H) – 48 credit points
A candidate shall have:
Admission to candidature shall be determined by the Head of School on the recommendation of the course coordinator.Except as provided in Rule 3, a candidate for admission to the honours course shall have:
satisfied all requirements of an AQF Level 7:
Bachelor of Arts majoring in Criminology or the Bachelor of Criminology from the University of New England; or
Bachelor of Criminology in the Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws from the University of New England; and
achieved a grade point average of 5.0 (Credit); and
attained at least Distinction standard in 12 credit points at 300-level in Criminology and CRIM244 or equivalent; and
passed units to the value of at least 48 credit points in the subject in which the candidate wishes to proceed; and
fulfilled any additional requirements prescribed and published by the School or area concerned.
You’ll graduate with professional knowledge and analytical skills, ready to adapt to any rapidly changing workplace and to seek employment in a wide range of sectors including:
policy advice and development
policing and corrections
juvenile justice and child welfare
crime intelligence services
drug and law support services
education and research.
For many, this course is also the final year of undergraduate study and provides you with an avenue into postgraduate study or into a career as a professional researcher or academic.