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We're helping lead the way to a fairer future
Our School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is one of the largest communities of criminology and criminal justice students in the world. The Griffith Law School is also highly acclaimed, ranked in the top 100 globally. As a criminology or law student at Griffith, you'll benefit from our industry-informed learning and gain valuable experience working on real cases and clients during your studies.
Study criminology and law at Griffith
Pave the way to a rewarding profession.
Practice makes perfect
You’ll graduate with real-world skills dealing with a range of cases, governments, agencies and projects. Studying law, you’ll gain practical experience from your first year through moots, court visits and industry networking. Studying criminology and criminal justice, you’ll gain hands-on experience in policing, custodial and community corrections, youth justice, security agencies and more.
Learn from the best
You’ll learn from award-winning teachers and staff who are considered international leaders in their field. Our cutting-edge research also feeds into our degrees, giving you the most up-to-date study content and best skills for an employment edge.
Best for overall educational experience
We know that studying law can be a challenge and choosing where to study is a big decision. You can feel confident that Griffith provides a quality educational experience as you will be studying with a university rated 5-stars by the Good Universities Guide 2018.
Gain a global perspective
Our School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is one of the largest and fastest growing communities of criminology and criminal justice scholars in the world. The School is internationally renowned for ground-breaking research, innovative and flexible teaching and close collaboration with practitioners and employers. Our Griffith Law School is highly acclaimed—ranked among the world’s top 100 law schools, according to the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject. Through courses in global law, exchanges to partner universities in North America, Europe or Asia, and numerous opportunities to participate in international competitions, you’ll graduate with valuable international experience.
Our criminology and law degrees span a variety of legal and criminology careers. Depending on your degree and specialisation, you may find roles in law, welfare or politics, or policing and government agencies.
Griffith law graduate
2014 Australian Young Lawyer of the Year
Principal Solicitor of Women's Legal Service Qld
November 27, 2018
First year law student ‘disrupts’ legal industry
November 22, 2018
False rape claims have little impact on wrongful convictions – study
Monday 5 February — Friday 21 December
Ongoing Q&A sessions
Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover admission pathways to university. Find out more
Saturday 15 December — Thursday 20 December
Explore Your Options - Online
Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about admission pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your OP or ATAR score was higher or lower than expected.
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Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August
Open Day 2019
With 240 information sessions, activities and tours across our Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses, discover what’s possible at Griffith. Find out more