Criminology/Information Technology (IT Security)

Over the past decade, cyber issues have attracted enormous attention, both in terms of every day issues such as internet banking and internet 'scams' through to cyber-terrorism and cyber-warfare. The Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Information Technology (IT Security) is strategically designed to recognise the increasingly important field of criminology and information technology, cyber-crime and cyber-security. It is the first degree of its kind in Australia.

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Why study at Deakin?

Get ready for your new career

Deakin's Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor  of Information Technology (I.T. Security) is the only degree of its kind in Australia. It brings together two independent degrees in Criminology and Information Technology (IT) Security into an attractive four-year double degree. The course provides students with skills in securing data and data communications as well as investigating, analysing and providing solutions to computer crime. The course assists students in attaining the knowledge required to become a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Learn from the best

Deakin's Criminology and Information Technology staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

Promising career opportunities await in the areas of both Criminology and IT Security. Students will have career opportunities in areas such as government agencies, state and federal police, security and intelligence agencies, research and policy development, correctional services, community services, and private security and consultative industries, as well as more technical roles of a security analyst, security systems manager, security system developer/ programmer, anti-virus software developer, or computer forensic specialist.

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