Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

In this innovative and specialised double degree, you’ll learn about the causes of crime and society’s response to it, while developing a core of IT technical knowledge related to information systems and network security. Graduates of this double degree will have a broad and coherent body of knowledge in the fields of criminology and criminal justice, including an in-depth understanding of various theoretical frameworks underpinning the study of criminal behaviour, victimisation and criminal justice responses to crime, plus the role technology plays in committing and preventing crime. Additionally, you’ll have an in-depth knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts of information and communication technology (ICT) problem solving and how to use modelling methods and processes to understand problems, handle abstraction and design solutions, as well as a suite of ICT professional knowledge, such as programming, human-computer interaction, data and information management and networking. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology at GU .

Majors

Information technology: information systems; networks and security; software development. Students can also complete a ‘no major’ option.

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

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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 griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Assumed knowledge

General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
67.00
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

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ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

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* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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

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* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

You’ll be prepared to pursue employment opportunities in one of the fastest growing sectors world-wide with demand from both government and private sectors. Career opportunities are diverse and rewarding and include roles in police and law enforcement, cybersecurity, corrections, intelligence data collection and analysis, network security, digital forensics, crime prevention, non-police law enforcement and investigations.

Membership

Accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Course Code
232531
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$11000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law, Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast