Bachelor of Criminology
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This interdisciplinary degree draws on criminology, forensic science, sociology of deviance, law, and criminal justice studies. In first year, students study criminal law, criminology, sociology, psychology, forensic science, and social work. In later years, students choose a major as well as criminology elective units and undertake training in research methods, crime prevention, and social policy analysis to equip them with the skills for employment in the criminal justice sector. Students can include a work experience unit in their program. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course and Unit Catalogue.


Criminal Justice and Society. Minors: Criminal Justice Processes and Forensics; Justice and Indigenous Peoples; Psychology

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Assumed knowledge


Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Police officer, crime prevention coordinator, juvenile justice officer, drug policy adviser, crime intelligence services.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$7812 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

New England and North West NSW