Griffith University

Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology

Griffith University

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

In this specialised double degree, students will learn about the causes of crime and society's response to it, whilst developing a core of IT technical knowledge related to Information Systems and Network Security. Graduates of the program will have a broad and coherent body of 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, and crime prevention. Additionally, students will have a broad and coherent body of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in ICT problem solving (i.e., how to use modelling methods and processes to understand problems, handle abstraction and design solutions), ICT professional knowledge (i.e., ethics, professionalism, teamwork concepts and issues, interpersonal communication, societal issues/legal issues/privacy, history and status of discipline), technology building (i.e., programming and human-computer interaction), and/or technology resources (i.e., hardware and software fundamentals, data and information management, and networking).


  • Business Analysis
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Creative Coding
  • Criminology Skills
  • Data Management
  • Developing Professionally
  • Doing Criminology
  • Foundations of Systems Development
  • Fraud and Cybercrime
  • Homicide
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • ICT and the Justice System
  • Information Systems Foundations
  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology
  • Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences
  • Programming Principles
  • Psychology of Crime
  • Social and Professional Issues
  • Social Science Research Methods
  • Sociology of Crime
  • Statistics for Social Research
  • Understanding Social Problems
  • Web Technologies


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 pathways

Graduates of this program may continue their studies by undertaking the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours) (<a href='../Program/2022/Overview Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours) (2022)/<a href='../Program/2117/Overview Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours) (2117)) or the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (<a href='../Program/2011/Overview Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (2011)/<a href='../Program/2020/Overview Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (2020)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $122,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Mt Gravatt Campus International: $122,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan Campus International: $122,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Online International: $122,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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