Criminology graduates can pursue professional careers in policing, private security and corrective services, as well as social policy and research careers in criminal justice. Career areas include:

Police/Law Enforcement Agencies
Customs
Immigration

Policing (State and Australian Federal Police)
Customs Officer
Immigration Officer
Positions in security

Australia Crime Commission
Crime & Corruption Commission

 

Positions in intelligence

Corrections

 

Probation, Parole & Prison Officers
Positions in Youth Justice Services

Courts

 

Court Support Officer
Pre-trial Services Officer

Insurance Companies

 

Fraud Investigator
Loss Prevention Officer

Research

Evaluation Officer
Applied Research Officer
Project Officer

 

Education

 

Teaching Criminology/Legal Studies
(in conjunction with education qualifications)

Victims Services
Youth Services

Youth Worker

 

Government Departments

Child Support Officer
Policy Advisor
Policy Researcher
Crime Prevention Officer

 


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