Master of Criminology (Professional)
The Master of Criminology (Professional) is an innovative degree, designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in Criminology, while simultaneously developing workplace and business skills highly valued by employers.
The Master of Criminology (Professional) consists of 4 semesters and 20 weeks. Candidates will undertake specialist training in the area of Criminology, culminating with a professional suite comprising of a professional portfolio, field project and field project report. This program has been developed in collaboration with industry and is designed to dovetail into present and future professional career opportunities. At the end of the degree, candidates will have a professional portfolio detailing their research and practical expertise in their chosen vocational area.
Work Experience & Internships
Practicums are an integral part of this program. Students will work within a selected counselling and welfare settings over three subjects. A total of 600 hours and numerous case reports on clients which follow the guidance presented in the pre-requisite subjects are completed as part of this component.
Graduates of this program find opportunities in the areas of research, teaching, intelligence analysis, policy analysis, program development, service delivery and consulting, and could expect to be employed in areas such as state and federal agencies, law enforcement of crime research, specially convened tribunals, police, community welfare etc.
Completion of an undergraduate degree program from an approved institution, normally with some minor studies in a social science area.
Most students undertake three subjects per semester (equivalent to 30 credit points). You may, however, enrol in fewer subjects and extend your degree over a longer period.
Bond's Teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examiniations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.
Students can combine this degree with any other Postgraduate degree at Bond (except Medicine) to suit their professional and personal interests. Bond's three-semester academic year allows students to complete two degrees in the same time it would take to complete just one degree at other universities (dependant upon degree combination).
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