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Bachelor of Criminology (BCrim) in White Collar and Corporate Crime
Bachelor of Criminology (BCrim) in White Collar and Corporate Crime

Bachelor of Criminology (BCrim) in White Collar and Corporate Crime

  • ID:MU6100106
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$20,040.00
  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$20,040.00
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Admission Requirements

Minimum English Requirements

For admission into Murdoch you must be able to provide evidence of competency in the English language. This is usually achieved through one of the following:

  • A scaled score of 50% or more in ATAR English, English Literature or English as a Second Language (or interstate equivalent).
  • An Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall score of 6.0 (with no band below 6.0) or equivalent scores for the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic, TOEFL iBT or the Occupational English Test (OET).
  • Successful completion of a University enabling course (e.g. OnTrack, FlexiTrack).
  • A score of 140 or more in the Written English component of the STAT test
  • Successful completion of either a Diploma (AQF Level 5 or higher) OR two University-level units (AQF Level 7 or higher).

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Advanced Standing

You may be entitled to credit for prior learning, whether formal or informal. Formal learning can include previous study in higher education, vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience. Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree. Find out more.

Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is intended to provide an adjustment factor to increase the Murdoch University Selection Rank for eligible students to support access to university for students from Regional, Indigenous and low Socio-Economic backgrounds.

If you achieved an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95 a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. A Murdoch RISE adjustment factor can increase your Selection Rank up to a maximum of 90.00. There is no need to apply or register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

Other requirements of the course

  • You must be able to access and browse the internet.

Course Information

This Criminology major is the only course of its kind in Australia – and it could change the way you think about the world and big business.

White collar and corporate crime has an impact on many people. You’ll take a new approach to big business as you examine case studies like the Volkswagen fuel emission case and learn about embezzlement, insider trading, environmental crimes and more. Explore what causes criminal behaviour by a person or organisation and how these behaviours can be prevented.

Gain valuable research, technical and communication skills as you conduct your own case research. Plus, learn how to investigate digital crime scenes using cyber forensics to detect criminal activity.

You’ll develop a broad range of professional and personal skills, including the ability to think critically and creatively, apply knowledge and information, and communication effectively.  In addition, you will learn to take an evidenced based approach to your chosen field of work using data and analytics.

8 reasons to study White Collar and Corporate Crime at Murdoch

  • Work with local, national or international organisations on real projects as part of our work integrated learning program. Some of our students have interned with the WA Police in the Evidence Based Policing Unit.
  • Follow in the footsteps of other Murdoch students who have worked on real cold cases and travelled overseas to work with governments in post-war zones.
  • Graduate with a unique degree only offered at Murdoch.
  • Gain transferable skills such as analysing, problem solving and communication, which are essential in any role you undertake.
  • Build your network from within our Law and Criminology School, making use of our strong ties to the legal and business community in WA.
  • Combine your degree or take on a double major in another area to expand your career prospects even further.
  • Explore the social, economic and political impact of corporate crime and understand the regulatory agencies in detecting and preventing crimes.
  • Learn from respected experts in their field who often pop up in the media to share their insights on current events and issues.
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Studying a Bachelor of Criminology in White Collar and Corporate Crime will set you up for a career in the criminal justice system.

Careers could include:

  • Financial Forensics Officer
  • Risk Management Officer
  • Fraud Investigator
  • National Security Officer
  • Cybercrime Analyst.

You’ll graduate with the skills you need to work within the criminal justice or policing system and in business or government departments. You could also work in the finance, insurance, risk management, fraud and investment services industries.

For more details about this course, please download our information pack.

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