Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Information Technology (I.T. Security)

Course summary for current students

Year

2016 course information

Award granted

Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Information Technology (I.T. Security)

Campus

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Duration4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code079571A
Deakin course codeD380

Offered to continuing students only

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin’s Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Information Technology (IT Security) brings together two independent degrees in criminology and information technology (IT security) into an four-year combined course.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Information Technology (I.T. Security) part of this double-degree is professionally accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Alternative exits

Bachelor of Criminology (A329)
Bachelor of I.T. Security (S334)

Course rules

Criminology: Students must complete 16 credit points of study from the Faculty of Arts and Education including a minimum 12 credit points of ACR coded units, including the core units of ACR101, ACR102, ACR201, ACR202, ACR301, and ACR302.

Information Technology (I.T. Security): Students must complete 16 core units of SIT coded units plus SIT010 Safety Induction Program (0 credit point compulsory unit)

Course structure

Level 1

ACR101Introducing Crime and Criminology

ACR102Introducing Crime and Criminal Justice

SIT010Safety Induction Program (Zero credit point)

SIT101Fundamentals of Information Technology

SIT103Database and Information Retrieval

SIT104Introduction to Web Development

SIT105Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for IT

Plus two elective units

Level 2

ACR201Issues in Criminal Justice

ACR202Criminology Theory

ACR203Crime, Victims and Justice

ACR204Crime, Media and Justice

SIT182Introduction to Computer Security

SIT192Discrete Mathematics

SIT202Computer Networks

SIT223Information Technology Professional Skills

Level 3

ACR301International and Comparative Criminal Justice

ACR302Criminology Research

SIT281Cryptography

SIT282Computer Crime and Digital Forensics

SIT284IT Security Management

SIT374Project Management

Plus 1 unit from the following:

ACR210Crime, Surveillance and Society

ACR212Crime, Surveillance and Technology

ACR211Crime Prevention and Security

ACR213Crime, Terrorism and Security

Plus one 1 elective unit

Level 4

ACR303Criminology Practicum (2 credit point elective unit)

SIT302Project

SIT382System Security

SIT384Corporate Computer and Network Security

SIT392Public-Key Cryptography

Plus 2 elective units from the following:

ACR210Crime, Surveillance and Society

ACR212Crime, Surveillance and Technology

ACR211Crime Prevention and Security

ACR213Crime, Terrorism and Security