La Trobe University

Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Criminology

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Join the fight against cybercrime. Behind every cybercrime is a human story. With technology and social networks rapidly evolving, we need highly trained cybersecurity professionals who can understand the roots of crime, stay ahead of crime trends and create innovative solutions to keep our communities safe. Build a career at the forefront of technological advances with La Trobe's Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Criminology. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to combat the constantly evolving threat of cybercrime in our increasingly digital world. In this highly complementary double degree, you'll investigate crime as a societal phenomenon and learn how to manage and protect online information and networks. Learn from experts in world-class facilities, including our Cyber Security Research Hub - one of the largest cybersecurity research hubs in Victoria.


To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Criminology, students must complete 480 credit points consisting of: 240 credit points of Cybersecurity coded subjects, of which: 240 core credit points 240 credit points of Law and Humanities coded subjects, of which: 240 core credit points


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Criminal Law for Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Criminology Skills
  • From Prisons to Detention Centres
  • Inside Information Technology
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Introduction to the Australian Legal System
  • Programming Environment
  • Understanding Crime
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy for Higher Education

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (20) - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • Non Year 12 - Vocational Education & Training: VET prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $149,600 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Dec 8 2023

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