Why choose this program?

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.

OP 1 to 6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

This program was formerly known as the Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice (in 2007) and the Bachelor of Behavioural Science/Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice (prior to 2007).

This double degree will give you insights into crime and the criminal justice system. In the psychological science component, you will develop an understanding of human behaviour and the variables that affect it, which will help you understand how people can get caught up in the criminal justice system. In the criminology and criminal justice component, you will study crime trends and learn how crime can be analysed and prevented.

You will have the option to complete a professional practice placement one day a week in your final year to gain experience in a justice-related workplace.