Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/ Bachelor of Arts
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Students discover their passion and arm themselves with the transferable skills needed to succeed in the changing, global workplace. Arts 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; Ancient Greek; Ancient History; Ancient History/History; Anthropology; Archaeology; Art History; Australian Studies (Minor only); Chinese; Chinese Translation and Interpreting; Drama; Economics; English; English Literature; English as an International Language; Film and Television Studies; French; French Advanced; Gender Studies (Minor only); Geography; German; History; Indonesian; International Relations; Italian; Japanese; Japanese Advanced; Journalism and Mass Communication; Korean; Latin; Linguistics; Mathematics; Media and Digital Cultures; Music; Music Psychology (Minor only); Peace and Conflict Studies; Philosophy; Political Science; Popular Music and Technology; Professional Writing and Communication; Psychology; Russian (Minor only); Sociology; Spanish; Sports Studies; Studies in Religion; Writing.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

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




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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Police officer; legal practitioner; security consultant; court officer; case manager; forensic specialist.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$15142 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law, Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time