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Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

In this degree, you’ll learn from internationally recognised experts and industry leaders who bring their authentic and compelling crime experiences to your study. Learn about the causes of crime and society’s response through the justice system while drawing on knowledge from the fields of psychology, law, sociology, politics and social work. Learn about current trends in crime and study courses about police, courts and criminal law, as well as the role mental health plays in crime. Choose to specialise with elective courses in policing, working with offenders and victims, youth justice, and crime analysis and investigation. Take advantage of our industry connections to build professional skills and critical networks. In your final year, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a professional placement experience. 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.

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

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

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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

98.85

71.65

58.50

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

98.85

76.60

66.50

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, 2024

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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

<5*

<5*

N/P#

10

0

37

0

55

Percentage of all students

<5*

<5*

N/P#

18.2%

0.0%

67.3%

0.0%

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

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.

Course Code
232512
Start Date

Offer rounds

16 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

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
Gold Coast
 
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