Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology

Program code

1566

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$29,000.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

090885A

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English

Assumed knowledge

  • Maths A or B

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology (BCCJ/BIT), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 60 credit points for the Networks and Security major;
  • 30 credit points of listed electives.

For those international students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology (BCCJ/BIT), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 10 credit points for the English Language Enhancement course (5904LHS);
  • 60 credit points for the Networks and Security major;
  • 20 credit points of listed electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 120 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Bachelor of Information Technology are accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

All undergraduate International students are required to complete an English Language Enhancement (ELE) course unless specific criteria are met as specified in Section 1.2 of the Bachelor Degree Policy - Schedule 1: Requirement to Complete the English Language Enhancement Course.

The following course must be completed in the first trimester of study:

Advice regarding the requirement to complete the ELE course is available via the myGriffith portal (in the To Do List).

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Bachelor of Information Technology describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1011CCJ Criminology Skills (offered Tri 3 online) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 5904LHS Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,3 1013CCJ Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1,3 1007ICT Computer Systems and Networks  10
Tri 1 1621ICT Web Technologies  10
Tri 2,3 1010CCJ Introduction to Forensic Psychology (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 2,3 1009CCJ Doing Criminology (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 2,3 1803ICT Information Systems Foundations  10
Tri 2,3 1701ICT Creative Coding  10

Note 1: Students required to undertake 5904LHS in Year 1 will undertake 1011CCJ in Year 2/Trimester 1 and undertake 2009CCJ in Year 3/Trimester 1 in place of a listed elective course.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1011CCJ Criminology Skills (see Note 1) (offered Tri 3 online) 10
OR
Tri 1,3 2009CCJ Statistics for Social Research (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1,3 1008CCJ Understanding Social Problems (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 2814ICT Data Management  10
Tri 1   Networks and Security major course  10
Tri 2,3 1014CCJ Homicide (Tri 3 online only) 10
Tri 2,3 2000CCJ Psychology of Crime (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 2   Networks and Security major course  10
Tri 2,3 1802ICT Foundations of Systems Development  10

Note 1: Students required to undertake 5904LHS in Year 1 will undertake 1011CCJ in Year 2/Trimester 1 and undertake 2009CCJ in Year 3/Trimester 1 in place of a listed elective course.

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2007CCJ Sociology of Crime (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1   Networks and Security major course  10
Tri 1,3 2807ICT Programming Principles  10
Tri 1   Listed elective  10
OR
Tri 1,3 2009CCJ Statistics for Social Research (offered Tri 3 online) (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 3026CCJ Fraud and Cybercrime (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2,3 2511ICT Business Analysis (offered Tri 3 at Nathan only) 10
Tri 2   Networks and Security major course  10
Tri 2 1805ICT Human Computer Interaction  10

Note 1: Students completing this program may not select 3026CCJ as an elective.

Note 2: Students required to undertake 5904LHS in Year 1 will undertake 1011CCJ in Year 2/Trimester 1 and undertake 2009CCJ in Year 3/Trimester 1 in place of a listed elective course.

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3007CCJ Developing Professionally  10
Tri 1   Networks and Security major course  10
Tri 1 3410ICT Social and Professional Issues  10
Tri 1,3 3012CCJ Social Science Research Methods (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 2 3027CCJ ICT and the Justice System (capstone course) (offered from 2020) 10
Tri 2   Listed elective  10
Tri 2   Networks and Security major course  10
Tri 2   Listed elective  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2806ICT IT Services Management  10
Tri 1 3808ICT Routing and Internetworking  10
Tri 1 3809ICT Applied Network Security  10
Tri 2 2808ICT Information and Security Management  10
Tri 2 2809ICT Computer Networking Essentials  10
Tri 2 3811ICT Advanced Network Architectures  10

Corrections

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2003CCJ Introduction to Corrections  10
Tri 1 3007CCJ Developing Professionally  10
Tri 1 3016CCJ Race, Crime and Justice  10
Tri 1,3 3015CCJ Youth Justice (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1,3 3025CCJ Developmental and Life Course Criminology (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1,2 3002LFC Community Internship (see Note 3) 10
Tri 2 2014CCJ Victimology (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 3001CCJ Crime Analysis and Investigation  10
Tri 2 3003CCJ Rehabilitating Offenders  10
Tri 2,3 3006CCJ Punishment, Justice and Reform (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 2 3008CCJ Professional Practice (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 3010CCJ Crime Prevention: Community and Development Approaches  10
Tri 3 3023CCJ Thailand Study Tour: Sex, Drugs, Violence and Imprisonment (see Note 4) 10

Note 1: Offered at Gold Coast and online only.

Note 2: Entry into 3008CCJ is restricted. Students must be in their final year of their program to be eligible to undertake Professional Practice and expect to graduate by the end of that year. Students must have participated in a formal application process during their 3007CCJ course for entry into 3008CCJ.

Note 3: This course is available to students who want to complete a professional placement but were not successful in the competitive round for gaining a placement in 3008CCJ. It provides an opportunity to gain workplace experience in a criminal justice setting.

Note 4: 3023CCJ is a restricted course with approval required for enrolment. This elective course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1112/1385).

Courts and Justice

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3007CCJ Developing Professionally  10
Tri 1,3 3015CCJ Youth Justice (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 3016CCJ Race, Crime and Justice  10
Tri 1,2 3022CCJ Restorative Justice Practices (GC: Tri 1; MG: Tri 2) (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 3002LFC Community Internship (see Note 3) 10
Tri 2,3 2015CCJ Gender, Crime and Justice (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 2 2017CCJ Forensic Science and Criminal Justice (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 2,3 3006CCJ Punishment, Justice and Reform (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 2 3008CCJ Professional Practice (see Note 2) 10
Tri 3 3023CCJ Thailand Study Tour: Sex, Drugs, Violence and Imprisonment (see Note 4) 10

Note 1: Offered at Gold Coast in Trimester 1 and Mt Gravatt in Trimester 2.

Note 2: Entry into 3008CCJ is restricted. Students must be in their final year of their program to be eligible to undertake Professional Practice and expect to graduate by the end of that year. Students must have participated in a formal application process during their 3007CCJ course for entry into 3008CCJ.

Note 3: This course is available to students who want to complete a professional placement but were not successful in the competitive round for gaining a placement in 3008CCJ. It provides an opportunity to gain workplace experience in a criminal justice setting.

Note 4: 3023CCJ is a restricted course with approval required for enrolment. This elective course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1112/1385).

Policing and Investigation

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2002CCJ Introduction to Policing (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 2008CCJ Situational Crime Prevention and Security Management (not offered Gold Coast in 2019) 10
Tri 1 2011CCJ Offender Profiling (not offered Gold Coast in 2019) 10
Tri 1,3 2018CCJ White Collar Crime (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 3007CCJ Developing Professionally  10
Tri 1 3021CCJ Crime Script Analysis (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 1,2 3022CCJ Restorative Justice Practices (GC: Tri 1; MG: Tri 2) (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 3002LFC Community Internship (see Note 3) 10
Tri 2 2020CCJ Counter-Terrorism Law  10
Tri 2 3001CCJ Crime Analysis and Investigation  10
Tri 2 3004CCJ Professional Ethics and Corruption Prevention (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 2 3008CCJ Professional Practice (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 3026CCJ Fraud and Cybercrime  10
Tri 3 3023CCJ Thailand Study Tour: Sex, Drugs, Violence and Imprisonment (see Note 4) 10

Note 1: Offered at Gold Coast in Trimester 1 and Mt Gravatt in Trimester 2.

Note 2: Entry into 3008CCJ is restricted. Students must be in their final year of their program to be eligible to undertake Professional Practice and expect to graduate by the end of that year. Students must have participated in a formal application process during their 3007CCJ course for entry into 3008CCJ.

Note 3: This course is available to students who want to complete a professional placement but were not successful in the competitive round for gaining a placement in 3008CCJ. It provides an opportunity to gain workplace experience in a criminal justice setting.

Note 4: 3023CCJ is a restricted course with approval required for enrolment. This elective course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1112/1385).

Research and Policy

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3007CCJ Developing Professionally  10
Tri 1,3 3015CCJ Youth Justice (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 3016CCJ Race, Crime and Justice  10
Tri 1,2 3002LFC Community Internship (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 2013CCJ Crime and Media  10
Tri 2 3008CCJ Professional Practice (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 3018CCJ International Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice (Mt Gravatt only in 2019) 10

Note 1: This course is available to students who want to complete a professional placement but were not successful in the competitive round for gaining a placement in 3008CCJ. It provides an opportunity to gain workplace experience in a criminal justice setting.

Note 2: Entry into 3008CCJ is restricted. Students must be in their final year of their program to be eligible to undertake Professional Practice and expect to graduate by the end of that year. Students must have participated in a formal application process during their 3007CCJ course for entry into 3008CCJ.

Security and Intelligence

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2002CCJ Introduction to Policing (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 2008CCJ Situational Crime Prevention and Security Management (not offered Gold Coast in 2019) 10
Tri 1 2011CCJ Offender Profiling (not offered Gold Coast in 2019) 10
Tri 1,3 2018CCJ White Collar Crime (Online only in 2019) 10
Tri 1 3007CCJ Developing Professionally  10
Tri 1 3021CCJ Crime Script Analysis (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 1,2 3002LFC Community Internship (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 2017CCJ Forensic Science and Criminal Justice (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 2 2020CCJ Counter-Terrorism Law  10
Tri 2 3001CCJ Crime Analysis and Investigation  10
Tri 2 3004CCJ Professional Ethics and Corruption Prevention (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 2 3008CCJ Professional Practice (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 3018CCJ International Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice (Mt Gravatt only in 2019) 10
Tri 2 3026CCJ Fraud and Cybercrime  10

Note 1: Entry into 3008CCJ is restricted. Students must be in their final year of their program to be eligible to undertake Professional Practice and expect to graduate by the end of that year. Students must have participated in a formal application process during their 3007CCJ course for entry into 3008CCJ.

Note 2: This course is available to students who want to complete a professional placement but were not successful in the competitive round for gaining a placement in 3008CCJ. It provides an opportunity to gain workplace experience in a criminal justice setting.

Youth and Community

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3007CCJ Developing Professionally  10
Tri 1,3 3015CCJ Youth Justice (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1 3016CCJ Race, Crime and Justice  10
Tri 1,3 3025CCJ Developmental and Life Course Criminology (offered Tri 3 online) 10
Tri 1,2 3022CCJ Restorative Justice Practices (GC: Tri 1; MG: Tri 2) (see Note 2) 10
Tri 1,2 3002LFC Community Internship (see Note 4) 10
Tri 2 2014CCJ Victimology (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 3008CCJ Professional Practice (see Note 3) 10
Tri 2 3010CCJ Crime Prevention: Community and Development Approaches  10
Tri 3 3023CCJ Thailand Study Tour: Sex, Drugs, Violence and Imprisonment (see Note 5) 10

Note 1: Offered at Gold Coast and online.

Note 2: Offered at Gold Coast in Trimester 1 and Mt Gravatt in Trimester 2.

Note 3: Entry into 3008CCJ is restricted. Students must be in their final year of their program to be eligible to undertake Professional Practice and expect to graduate by the end of that year. Students must have participated in a formal application process during their 3007CCJ course for entry into 3008CCJ.

Note 4: This course is available to students who want to complete a professional placement but were not successful in the competitive round for gaining a placement in 3008CCJ. It provides an opportunity to gain workplace experience in a criminal justice setting.

Note 5: 3023CCJ is a restricted course with approval required for enrolment. This elective course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1112/1385).