Students discover their passion and arm themselves with the transferable skills needed to succeed in the changing, global workplace. BA graduates find employment in a wide range of fields, with future directions dependent on the chosen area of study. With one of the most comprehensive course offerings in Australia, students have the opportunity to explore the subjects they love by choosing from more than 45 study areas across the humanities, social sciences and languages. Combine the Bachelor of Arts with the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and complete two degrees in a shorter amount of time. The Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice is a specialised program of study that prepares graduates for a career as a criminologist. Graduates are in demand in areas including public policy, criminal justice agencies, non-governmental and private sector agencies. As a criminologist, graduates will understand how the justice system works, why people commit crimes, and will have the skills and knowledge to reduce and control crime problems that face contemporary society. For more information, visit Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Arts at UQ
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Australian Studies Minor only
Chinese Translation and Interpreting
English as an International Language
Film and Television Studies
Gender Studies Minor only
Journalism and Mass Communication
Media and Digital Cultures
Music Psychology Minor Only
Peace and Conflict Studies
Popular Music and Technology
Professional Writing and Communication
Russian Minor Only
Studies in Religion
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English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)
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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
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
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Police officer; legal practitioner; security consultant; court officer; case manager; forensic specialist.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time