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 will gain broad 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 learn about 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. You’ll also gain a suite of ICT professional knowledge, such as programming, human-computer interaction, data and information management and networking. You’ll be prepared to pursue employment opportunities in one of the fastest growing sectors world-wide with demand from both government and private organisations. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology at GU .
Information technology: information systems; networks and security; software development. Students can also complete a ‘no major’ option.
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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); General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).
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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
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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
Career opportunities may 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.
Accredited by the Australian Computer Society.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time