Graduate Certificate in Crime Scene Investigation

Griffith University

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

The Graduate Certificate in Crime Scene Investigation is only available to specifically nominated officers in the Queensland Police Service (QPS) Scientific Section as part of their mandatory professional training. The program is based on nationally agreed Australian and New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA) Education and Training Guidelines introduced in 2013.


  • Applied Specialised Forensic Science Techniques
  • Conduct Serious Forensic Crime and Incident Scene Examinations
  • Develop Forensic Crime Scene Expertise

Standard entry requirements

For selected Queensland Police Service applicants (with a Science degree or equivalent) only

Study pathways

After achieving the Graduate Certificate in Crime Scene Investigation, candidates may undertake a range of qualifications relevant to their role, either to contribute to further technical expertise in a specialist area or to move to a supervising or managing role. Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include a wide range of tertiary qualifications.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Distance Education No
  • Part-time : 2 years

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