Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Program code

1115

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$30,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

061467D

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)

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 Psychological Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (BPsychSc/BCCJ), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 50 credit points of listed Criminology and Criminal Justice electives;
  • 20 credit points of free-choice electives;
  • satisfactorily complete all activities and projects related to the coursework (some courses require practical activity reports for the purpose of assessment).

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

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

  • 10 credit points for the English Language Enhancement course (5904LHS);
  • 40 credit points of listed Criminology and Criminal Justice electives;
  • 20 credit points of free-choice electives;
  • satisfactorily complete all activities and projects related to the coursework (some courses require practical activity reports for the purpose of assessment).

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 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.

Honours

A further year of study that leads to the award of Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) (2004) or Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) (2033) is available to students who meet the specified requirements for admission to the Honours program.

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 Psychological Science are accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

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 Psychological Science and Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.