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We're helping lead the way to a fairer future
Griffith is ranked first for Law and Criminology in Australia, and we have one of the largest criminology academic communities in the world*.
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.*2021 ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
Degree code 1619
Griffith's Bachelor of Laws (Honours) puts a focus on social justice. As you prepare for a diverse and impactful career, you'll learn from award-winning teachers and researchers at Australia’s highest-ranked university for law (including criminology).
Starting March 2022
Location Gold Coast, Brisbane
Indicative Fee $14,500* CSP
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Degree code 1112
Study at Queensland’s leading school of criminology. Learn from internationally recognised experts, undertake practical placements and gain opportunities for mentorship. Graduate with options for careers in law enforcement, intelligence, justice and research.
Starting March 2022
Location Gold Coast, Brisbane, Online
Indicative Fee $13,800* CSP
Laws (Honours)/ Criminology and Criminal Justice
Degree code 1625
This double degree is built on practical experience and taught by award-winning teachers and researchers who will help you work towards your ideal career in law or criminology. Study areas will include policing, working with offenders and victims, and preventing crimes.
Starting March 2022
Location Gold Coast, Mount Gravatt
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 internationally renowned for ground-breaking research, innovative and flexible teaching ,and close collaboration with practitioners and employers. Our Griffith Law School is highly acclaimed and will connect you with exceptional alumni and legal professionals in a wide range of fields. 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
Formerly the Principal Solicitor of Women's Legal Service Qld, Kara is currently the Councillor for the Morningside Ward in the Brisbane City Council
20 Jul 2021
Philosopher takes the road less travelled
07 Jul 2021
Griffith legal eagles bound for Oxford and Cambridge
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