Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Griffith University

4.5 out of 5 from 6 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Brisbane
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

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.
Careers

You will find opportunities in policing and security, intelligence, probation and parole, child protection, crime analysis, courts and justice services, crime...

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Additional Information
In your final year, you will have the option to complete a professional placement and gain practical justice-related experience.


Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Griffith University based on 6 reviews
Rating
4.5
Job prospects
4.0
Teachers
4.17
Course work
4.17
Time worthy
4.0
Money Worthy
4.0



Student Reviews

June 2018
Year completed 2020

I studied this online.

Positives: Positive aspects about the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice through Griffith University's online course is the student societies and discussion board.
The student societies allow opportunities for networking with other people in the field, engagement with other students amd ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: Lecturers are mostly helpful, answers online get responded to pretty quickly

Negatives: Some of the subjects are extremely boring/ do not seem like they are needed. And some of the tutors are not good at all

My advice to future students is: Make sure you ask questions

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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: I get to learn about criminal behaviour and equip myself with real world skills and experience for criminal justice agencies

Negatives: There is a lot of topics such as child abuse that can be disturbing but necessary

My advice to future students is: It's not for everyone, it can be confronting but is extreme...

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April 2018
Year completed 2017

The positive aspects of the course were the guest speakers that we had each week, the courses information such as textbooks and other materials were really in depth. Negative aspects were the disorganisation as well as limited help towards students from lecturers and sometimes while courses were in depth they could be hard to...

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April 2018
Year completed 2017

I really enjoyed learning in certain units but some units seemed extremely disorganised and the assignments made no sense. The units I did enjoy were very involved, including having guest speakers in every week.

My advice to future students is: Plan ahead, keep a diary and make a timetable including your classes, when you ...

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December 2017
Year completed 2019

Definitely a very informative course but would recommend some background knowledge of the law before hand!

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