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Bachelor of Psychological Science / Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Griffith University

4.5 out of 5 from 4 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Brisbane
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This double degree will give you insights into crime and the criminal justice system. In the psychological science component, you will develop an understanding of human behaviour and the variables that affect it, which will help you understand how people can get caught up in the criminal justice system. In the criminology and criminal justice component, you will study crime trends and learn how crime can be analysed and prevented.

You will have the option to complete a professional practice placement one day a week in your final year to gain experience in a justice-related workplace.
Careers

You will find work in probation and parole, community corrections, guidance, health management, family services, counselling, child protection, program and policy...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Psychological Science / Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Griffith University based on 4 reviews
Rating
4.5
Job prospects
3.5
Teachers
4.5
Course work
4.75
Time worthy
4.25
Money Worthy
4.25



Student Reviews

April 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: There are heaps of hands on classes, instead of just study based, they help build up your career from the beginning, it’s an interesting course, lecturers try to get you engaged with different techniques, like dances and singing or doing activities to get you involved in the learning, there’s free tutor classes for...

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February 2018
Year completed 2019

Positive:
I found it very positive and insightful degree, I found Criminology had a lot of aspects that offered job opportunities and had a thorough support for their students

Negative:
I feel like they never heavily implemented or communicated how important grades are for psychology students who want to pursue further ...

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive - while seemingly different fields of study, many of the topics covered overlap between degrees which aids in understanding. The Criminology Student Society (CSS) is a brilliant way to meet people from your degree and gives you the chance to tour prisons, police academies, and attend lectures from professionals withi...

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February 2018
Year completed 2020

Positive: great online resources and great lecturers

Negative; nil

My advice to future students - make use of lectures- attend them rather then watch online
Don't leave all he content till the last minute before the exam

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