Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Griffith University - Nathan/Mt Gravatt

Course outline

In this double degree, you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of new forensic analytical methods and innovations as they are applied to biology and chemistry and gain valuable experience and insight from real casework. You’ll learn about the trends in crime in Australia and take courses that cover the police, courts and criminal law, forensic psychology and homicide. Griffith is home to one of the largest criminology academic communities in the world, so you will learn from industry leaders and academics who bring real and compelling stories of crime to your study. You may also choose to continue your studies with an honours degree in either forensic science or criminology and criminal justice, which can lead to a PhD. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at GU.

Majors

Forensic science: Forensic chemistry; forensic molecular biology.

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 and recommended 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

93.30

74.60

60.30

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

78.45

65.00

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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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Policing, corrections, security and law enforcement, customs and crime prevention, or in fields such as analytical chemistry, molecular biology and biomedical science.

Membership

For Forensic Science, professional recognition will vary depending on your choice of major. Forensic chemistry: Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS); Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). Forensic Molecular Biology: Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS); Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).

Course Code
228262
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$10500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences, Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane