In the AEL Group, we're developing distinctive degrees, preparing students to meet future challenges

Griffith ranked in the top 300 in the Shanghai Ranking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (2019) in a number of subjects, including law, education, sociology and communication from the AEL group.

Our academics have won more Australian Government awards, citations, fellowships and grants than any other university in Australia, including three AEL academics being named Australian University Teacher of the Year.

Arts, Education and Law study areas

School of Education and Professional Studies


We have the highest education graduate success rates in Australia and the School of Education and Professional Studies is among the world’s leading education schools, ranked in the top 150 worldwide.

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Griffith Law School


Helping lead the way to a fairer future, Griffith Law School is highly acclaimed, ranked in the top 100 globally. Students develop skills and experience working with real cases, clients and projects.

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We're one of the world’s largest and most respected criminology schools. Students learn from leaders in their field and have the opportunity to take advantage of our international research reputation.

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School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Humanities, languages and social science

With access to internships and practical experiences in their field, Humanities, Languages and Social Science students develop the skills needed to thrive in an ever-changing global environment.

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Queensland College of Art

Visual and creative arts

The Queensland College of Art is one of Australia’s longest-running art and design colleges, as well as one of the most modern and respected. The Griffith Film School is the largest of its kind in Australia.

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Queensland Conservatorium

Music and performing arts

Queensland Conservatorium is one of Australia’s leading music schools. Students take their talent to the next level in state-of-the-art spaces under the guidance of award-winning teachers.

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Arts, Education and Law Academic Schools and Research Centres Booklet