Enhance your skills and expand your range of employment opportunities with our combined criminology and psychology degree.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Whether you want to enter the psychology profession or envisage a career as a criminologist or in the criminal justice field, the combined Bachelor of Criminology / Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) will be of special interest.
You’ll learn all the major fields in psychology and explore areas such as human development; biological, social and cultural influences on individuals; psychological health and wellbeing, and psychological disorders.
In addition, you will examine crime from a range of perspectives, including law, sociology and psychology and learn to challenge common perceptions of crime with insights into why people commit offences, how to reduce crime and how to help both victims and offenders in the criminal justice system.
This combined degree will expand your career opportunities in a highly popular and expanding discipline.
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). With the addition of a fourth year of study, such as our Graduate Diploma or Honours program, you will be eligible for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.
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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.
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