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Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Criminology And Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Criminology And Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Criminology And Criminal Justice

  • ID:GU610058
  • Level:5-Year Combined Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C).

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5

  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)

  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

When you choose law and criminology at Griffith, you'll be studying among the world’s best. Griffith ranked as the highest Australian university for law in the Academic Rankings of World Universities 2019, which includes both Griffith Law School and the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.  

This double degree is built on practical experience and taught by award-winning teachers and researchers, who will help you work towards your ideal job. You'll be immersed in authentic experiences and graduate with the networks and support to launch your career in law or criminology. 

Industry and expert connections 

You'll have the opportunity to choose electives based on your interests, plus you may undertake clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience. 

In the criminology and criminal justice component, you'll learn about the causes of crime and how society responds to them through the justice system. 

Your study will include courses about policing, working with offenders and victims, and analysing and preventing crimes. You'll hear from academic and professional experts about how crime can be prevented and reduced. 

Graduate outcomes

Prepare yourself for an exciting career with these two interrelated degrees. With two completed qualifications, you'll be prepared for career paths including criminal analyst, intelligence and policy analyst, criminologist, lawyer in a law firm, a policymaker or law reformer. 


Fast-track your finish line - With intensive study options (and/or) year-round classes available, this degree can be finished in less time than a standard full-time study load, getting you into the workforce faster.

Global mobility

Students in this degree may be able to participate in an overseas program specifically designed to fit the degree's teaching objectives.


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Foundations of Law - 1031LAW

  • Contracts 1 - 1029LAW

  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice - 1013CCJ

  • Criminology Skills - 1011CCJ (offered Tri 3 online) (not offered from 2021)


  • Developing Professionally 1 - 1002CCJ

  • Global Law - 1028LAW

  • Contracts 2 - 1030LAW

  • Doing Criminology - 1009CCJ

  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology - 1010CCJ

Year 2

  • You must complete the following courses:

  • Crime 1 - 2019LAW

  • Torts 1 - 2021LAW

  • Social Problems - Inequality and (In)justice - 1008CCJ (offered Tri 3 online)

  • Sociology of Crime - 2007CCJ (offered Tri 3 online)

  • Crime 2 - 2020LAW

  • Torts 2 - 2022LAW

  • Homicide - 1014CCJ

  • Psychology of Crime - 2000CCJ (offered Tri 3 online)

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Property 1 - 3014LAW

  • Constitutional Law - 3016LAW

  • Statistics for Social Research - 2009CCJ (offered Tri 3 online)

  • Listed Criminology and Criminal Justice elective

  • Property 2 - 3015LAW

  • Administrative Law - 3017LAW

  • Listed Criminology and Criminal Justice elective

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

  • Equity and Trusts - 4024LAW

  • Evidence - 5194LAW

  • Social Science Research Methods - 3012CCJ

  • Restorative Justice Practices - 3022CCJ (GC: Tri 1; MG: Tri 2)

  • Listed Criminology and Criminal Justice electives

  • Corporations and Associations - 4025LAW

  • Listed Law elective

Year 5

You must complete the following courses:

  • Civil Procedure - 5210LAW

  • Listed Law electives

  • Theories of Law - 7795LAW

  • Listed Law electives

Year 6

You must complete the following courses:

  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Practice - 7793LAW

  • Listed Law elective

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Key employment sectors* 

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 

  • Public Administration and Safety 

  • Financial and Insurance Services 

Potential job outcomes 

  • Solicitor 

  • Barrister 

  • Court and legal clerk 

  • Policy adviser 

  • Intelligence and policy analyst 

  • Human rights lawyer 

  • Child safety officer 

  • Journalist 

  • Counsellor 

  • Political analyst 

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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