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Criminology and Criminal Justice, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Online
This Masters program in Criminology and Criminal Justice offered by Griffith University builds on the knowledge from the Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice and will equip you for leading roles in criminal justice fields, tackling current and emerging criminal justice problems.
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Overview

Studying the Criminology and Criminal Justice program offered by Griffith University you will develop a deeper understanding of the problem of crime in contemporary Australian society and key criminological theories and issues. You will have the opportunity to specialise through elective courses that focus either on specific agency or crime issues.

Career 

You will be prepared for work in community health, corrections, crime prevention, criminal justice research organisations, customs, family services, justice administration and policy, law, local government, mental health, military services and policing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Criminological Theories
  • Quantitative Skills for Criminologists       
  • Qualitative Skills for Criminologists          
  • Planned Change in Criminal Justice          
  • Research and Evaluation Methods           
  • Justice and Crime

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice, a student must:

  • hold a three-year bachelor degree in a related discipline from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (on a 7-point scale)
  • OR hold a Bachelor Honours degree in a related discipline or a Graduate Certificate of Criminology and Criminal Justice with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (on a 7-point scale) - these students will receive 40 credit points of advanced standing.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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