Griffith University

Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

In this specialised degree, you will learn about the causes of crime and society's response through the justice system to address them.In your first year, you will learn about trends in crime in Australia and overseas. You will study courses about police, courts and criminal law, forensic psychology and homicide. You will hear from academic and professional experts about how crime can be prevented and reduced.In your second and third years, you will have the flexibility to specialise with elective courses in areas such as policing, working with offenders and victims, and analysing and preventing crimes. You will also have opportunities to study abroad and receive credit for your degree.In your final year, you will have the option to complete a professional placement and gain practical justice-related experience.This program is also offered via Open Universities Australia and further information is available on the Griffith (OUA) Services website.


  • Applied Criminal Justice
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Criminology Skills
  • Doing Criminology
  • Homicide
  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology
  • Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences
  • Law Government and Justice
  • Police, Courts and Criminal Law
  • Psychology of Crime
  • Social Science Research Methods
  • Sociology of Crime
  • Statistics for Social Research
  • Understanding Social Problems


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $90,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Mt Gravatt Campus International: $90,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online International: $90,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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