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. Engage in a wide variety of work integrated learning courses to help tackle issues faced by local communities. Take advantage of our industry connections within government and industry to build your professional skills and critical networks. 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. 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. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at GU.
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 the Griffith University website for more information.
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.
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.
For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements
Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.
Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.
Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C)
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
You may find employment opportunities in policing and security, intelligence, probation and parole, child protection, crime analysis, courts and justice services, crime prevention and regulatory agencies, law enforcement, working directly with offenders or victims in welfare and counselling roles, and in criminological research and policy roles.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time