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Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Have a positive impact on society.

Get a head start!

I’m getting to know more about our law system and why and how things work.

Zoe Lovell,
Diploma of Criminology & Criminal Justice

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Duration

2 trimesters (8 months)
3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes

Trimester 1, 2, 3

Location

Mt Gravatt

Criminology and Criminal Justice overview

This diploma program mirrors the first year of Griffith University’s Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, providing a solid grounding in criminology and criminal justice and the basic elements of the four disciplines on which it rests – law, political science, psychology and sociology.

You will benefit from the College’s close working relationship with the Queensland Police Service, providing you with guest lectures from active police officers and site visits.

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We receive a lot of guest speakers where they really help give an insight on what to expect in the real world.

Jessie Chan Savusa,
Diploma of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Where could this diploma take me?

With a Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice from Griffith College you could start your journey towards one of the careers below:

  • Customs
  • Investigation
  • Criminal justice
  • Security consulting
  • State or federal police
  • Community corrections
  • Legal aid administration
  • Strategic crime assessment

Sample program structure

Students who enter with an IELTS (or equivalent) < 6.0 will be required to undertake the free Language Development  Modules as part of their program.

First trimester

1201QBT Academic & Professional Skills Development
1013CCJ Introduction to Criminology & Criminal Justice

 

1012CCJ Police, Courts & Criminal Law
1008CCJ Understanding Social Problems

Second trimester

1010CCJ Introduction to Forensic Psychology
1014CCJ Homicide
1003CCJ Law, Government & Policy
1009CCJ Doing Criminology

Find out more: Current program structure


Pathways to a Griffith University Degree

Domestic students
International students

Duration

2 trimesters (8 months)
3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes

Trimester 1, 2, 3

Location

Mt Gravatt
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