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Law and criminology

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Career outcomes

Our law and criminology graduates may pursue careers as:

  • barristers
  • in-house counsel
  • lawyers
  • legal officers
  • migration agents
  • policy advocates
  • solicitors
  • policy advisor
  • reintegration worker
  • police (state, territory or federal)
  •  immigration and border protection official
  •  community corrections officer
Study law and criminology at ACU

About law and criminology

Develop an exciting and rewarding career in the legal or criminal justice sectors. By studying law at ACU, you'll develop the skills to become a confident, ethical lawyer with the legal skills and knowledge to make a real contribution to the legal profession. Or you can study criminology and develop the knowledge and expertise to make a valuable contribution in the criminal justice sector.

A global context

Our law degrees have been designed to incorporate international law and the globalised nature of the legal profession. Not only will you study compulsory international law units within your degree, you’ll also have the opportunity to study units overseas, either at our Rome Campus or at one of our partner institutions located all around the globe.

Exciting units

Gain the skills to stand up for people in need and causes that matter. Depending on which of our law and criminology degrees you choose, you may get to explore areas such as such as criminal law and procedure, cybercrime, forensic psychology, and constitutional law.

Practical experience

All our law students undertake 80 hours of pro bono placements in law firms or with leading barristers, community legal centres, NGOs, government departments, or social justice agencies. Our criminology students will complete a 40-hour placement associated with the criminal justice sector.

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At ACU, you’ll get more than an excellent education. You’ll get the opportunity to help others, inspire change, and make a real difference.

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