Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Griffith University

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

This Masters degree builds on the knowledge from the Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice and will equip you for leading roles in criminal justice fields, tackling current and emerging criminal justice problems. You will develop a deeper understanding of the problem of crime in contemporary Australian society and key criminological theories and issues. You will have the opportunity to specialise through elective courses that focus either on specific agency or crime issues.DurationThe Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers a range of different durations depending on your prior studies and work experience.You may be eligible to complete this program in 1.5 years full time, or part-time equivalent, if you have:Bachelor, related disciplineYou may be eligible to complete this program in 1 year full-time, or part-time equivalent, (with 40 credit points of advanced standing) if you have:Bachelor Honours, related discipline ORGraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice


  • Advanced Criminological Theories
  • Dissertation 1
  • Dissertation 2
  • Dissertation 3
  • Individual Project
  • Justice and Crime
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Planned Change in Criminal Justice
  • Qualitative Skills for Criminologists
  • Quantitative Skills for Criminologists
  • Research and Evaluation Methods

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree or higher


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
Online International: $48,000 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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