Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

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.


  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Behaviour Change Skills
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Counselling Skills
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Free-choice electives
  • Group Facilitation and Coaching Skills
  • Homicide
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Language and Communication for Health
  • Law Government and Justice
  • Lifespan Development
  • Police, Courts and Criminal Law
  • Psychological Assessment of Individual Differences
  • Psychology and the Justice System
  • Psychology in Professional Contexts
  • Psychology of Crime
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  • Social and Cultural Psychology
  • Sociology of Crime
  • Survey Design and Analysis
  • Understanding Social Problems


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gold Coast International: $116,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Mount Gravatt International: $116,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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