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Degree

Master of Criminology ( Coursework )

Course code: #M1314

master

Degree

Master of Criminology ( Coursework )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $28,800 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    103447A

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-August 31-July-2022 2022-07-31
Summer-January 31-December-2022 2022-12-31
Fall-April 31-March-2023 2023-03-31
Winter-August 31-July-2023 2023-07-31

Overview

Master of Criminology

This course at Murdoch will provide you with the skills -to understand the fundamental matters of criminology. 

Whether you have graduated with a degree in criminology or another discipline, you will gain in-depth knowledge and skills to analyse contemporary issues challenging today’s criminal justice system.

As a criminology professional, you will need multidisciplinary and applied skills to investigate complex and evolving issues. 

You will understand criminal behaviour and investigate complex crimes such as cyber-crimes and terrorism. 

You will understand developing criminal justice issues, including how criminal law and evidence responds to new crimes, particularly in the business environment. 

Suppose you have industry experience, a graduate certificate or a graduate diploma. 

In that case, you can use this to obtain advanced standing in the Master of Criminology to gain your qualification quicker.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$36,500

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,920
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,700
Tuition 1 person $28,800

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion (both original and English translated)
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)
  • Passport or visa documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

73
18
listening
18
writing
18
speaking
18
reading

PTE

50
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

169
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Eligible to apply without language certificate

Suppose you do not currently meet Murdoch's minimum English or academic requirements. In that case, the university has a range of options available through the following partner institutions that can help you meet the admission requirements and get you into a Murdoch degree:

  • Phoenix Academy
  • Academies Australasia
  • NIT Australia
  • Canning College

Phoenix Academy is one of Murdoch University’s Preferred Pathway Partners to offer both English and Academic programs.

Upon completing all AEP course requirements, you are eligible for direct entry at either an undergraduate or postgraduate course with no IELTS test required at Murdoch University (some course exclusions may apply).

International students can also use the internet-based Phoenix English Proficiency Test (iPEPT) for direct entry into Murdoch's courses for all 2022 intakes and 2023 Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Semester 1 intakes.

PHOENIX CLASS LEVEL COMPARISON TABLE

Class Description CEFR*iPEPT* LevelExpected progress

approx. TOFEL Band Score Equivalent 

iBT

approx. IELTS Band Score EquivalentRecommended Entry Point for further study
BeginnerSurvivalAl10%6-10 wks0-291 
Elementary Al+20%6-10 wks 2 
Pre-Intermediate ASocialA230%6-10 wks30-403 
Pre-Intermediate B A2+35%6-10 wks 3.5 
Intermediate AVocationalB140%6-10 wks41-524 
Intermediate B B1+50%6-10 wks615 
Upper-IntermediateAcademicB255%6-10 wks715.5 
Pre-Advanced/ Express English B2+60%6-10 wks79-806

Bachelor Degree; Cambridge C AE; Internship; Postgraduate Coursework

*exceptions are Bachelorof Law, Bachelorof Nursing, Veterinary Science, Bachelor of Education

Advanced ATechnicalCl65%6-10 wks88-896.5Postgraduate Research
Advanced B Cl+70%6-10 wks92-937CELTA 
Expert AExpertC275%6-10 wks96 -1107.5+DELTA, TAE
Expert B C2+80%6-10 wks111-1207.5+ 

Academic background and requirement

Admission to the Master of Criminology is available to students with a Bachelor's degree in any area. 

A student’s advanced standing is assessed at the time of application, considering a higher level of study and/or professional experience. Up to 12 points of advanced standing are available to students with: 

A Bachelor's degree in Criminology or a Bachelor's degree with a major in Criminology; or

A Bachelor's degree in an unrelated discipline and a Graduate Certificate or Diploma in Criminology or cognate discipline; or 

An Honours degree or equivalent in an unrelated discipline; or 

A Bachelor's degree in an unrelated discipline and two years of relevant documented professional experience. Up to 24 points of advanced standing are available to students with: 

An Honours degree or equivalent in Criminology; or 

A Graduate Diploma in Criminology

Career opportunities

  • Criminologist
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Intelligence Officer
  • State or Federal Police Law Enforcement Officers

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