Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Griffith University - Mt Gravatt

Course outline

In this specialised degree, you’ll learn about the causes of crime and society’s response through the justice system while drawing on knowledge and insights from many fields of study, including psychology, law, sociology, politics and social work. Throughout your studies, you’ll gain and develop industry-relevant skills and experience working on real projects. You will build on this part of your degree through a capstone course focusing on addressing a current local community crime problem. In your final year, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a professional placement experience through the Criminology Undergraduate Research Internship Program. You’ll be mentored one-on-one by criminology experts and can select an internship to suit your interests from a diverse range of research projects. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at GU.

Note

Griffith offers a number of admission pathways to your preferred degree. If you don’t meet the minimum ATAR/selection rank for this degree, you will automatically be considered for a place in the Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice. This means you may receive an offer into the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice which is conditional on successful completion of the Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University. Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice you will be transferred into the second year of the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice program. Visit Undergraduate diplomas for more information.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry under Griffith University for D Criminology and Criminal Justice/B Criminology and Criminal Justice. Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Criminology and Criminal Justice/B Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit Guaranteed Admission Scheme.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
65.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

93.00

67.50

55.65

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

96.60

71.30

63.60

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

13

N/P#

6

31

0

41

<5*

99

Percentage of all students

13.1%

N/P#

6.1%

31.3%

0.0%

41.4%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

As a criminologist, you will help society develop a better understanding of why people commit crimes, how better to protect against it and how to improve the rehabilitation of offenders and help victims of crime. This degree will open the door to a host of fascinating and rewarding careers in a diverse range of industries. You’ll be prepared to pursue employment opportunities in policing and security, intelligence, probation and parole, child protection, crime analysis, courts and justice services, crime prevention and regulatory agencies. When you graduate, you’ll be equipped for a career in areas such as law enforcement, working directly with offenders or victims in welfare and counselling roles, and in criminological research and policy roles.

Course Code
226512
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$14500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane