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Bachelor of Justice Studies Brisbane | Compare Your Child’s Options

Are you looking to compare the top universities that offer a Bachelor of Justice Studies in Brisbane?

A Bachelor of Justice Studies will help your child in a career path in law enforcement, military services, government and private sector intelligence and security agencies, crime prevention agencies, and criminal and social justice policy agencies.

Compare Bachelor of Justice Studies Degrees in Brisbane

A Bachelor of Justice Studies is highly regarded by investigative and regulatory agencies such as the Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police Service, Australian Customs Services, with opportunities for professional placements.  Is your child considering doing a Bachelor of Justice Studies in Brisbane?

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In this article, we compare all the top universities in Brisbane that offer a Bachelor of Justice Studies.

Here’s all the info you, and your child, need to know.

Queensland University of Technology

For the Bachelor of Justice degree at the Queensland University of Technology, if you achieve an ATAR or selection rank of 70.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfy all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

In the first year, you will study core units to explore a range of subjects that will help you make an informed decision about what to specialise in. Build a solid foundation and learn about the criminal justice system, forensic psychology, deviance and social justice, and justice research methods.  

You will then begin to specialise in your chosen major with the ability to select from a wide range of justice optional units such as Crimes of Violence, Sex and Crimes, Forensic Criminology, Border Security, Preventing Gendered Violence, Drugs and Crime, Organised Crime, Environmental Justice and Climate Change and many more. 

Later in your degree you have the opportunity to take on a work placement, embark on an international study tour, or embed yourself in an Indigenous justice-focused organisation. 

Study on campus at Kelvin Grove or there is a distance education and online option. High school English or equivalent is the only prerequisite for entry to the program. The program is 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time. The annual cost for 2023 is $15,100. 2024 fees to be announced.

University of Queensland

At present the University of Queensland does not offer a Bachelor of Justice Studies Degree, however, they offer a Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

With a focus on professional practice and criminal law, learn how the justice system works and understand why people commit crimes. You will study criminological theory, criminal justice, criminological research methods, criminal law and professional practice in criminology and criminal justice. Gain hands-on experience with an included industry project in the final year of your program. This brings together theory, research and specialist skills, making graduates highly employable both in the public and private sectors.

High school English or equivalent is the only prerequisite for entry to the program. The degree is 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent and requires an ATAR of 78. The past annual fee was $115,142. Fees for 2024 to be announced. For more information head to the UQ website.

Griffith University

At present Griffith University does not offer a Bachelor of Justice Studies. They now have a Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

The Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice takes place at the Mr Gravatt campus, Gold Coast campus or online.

It is a 3-year full-time or 6 years part-time program. As of 2023, the annual cost is $14,500. An ATAR requirement of 65 needed.

University of the Sunshine Coast

The University of the Sunshine Coast offers a Bachelor of Criminology and Justice which requires an ATAR of 50. This program gives you a strong understanding of Australia’s criminal justice system, including law enforcement, crime policy, the courts, and custodial and community corrections. 

It is a 3 year full-time or equivalent program and can be studied on campus at the Sunshine Coast or Moreton Bay, or online. Fees in 2023 are $15,136. 

Will your child get the ATAR they need?

If your child misses out on a place, there’s a Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies available through TAFE Queensland.  A successful year in the diploma level course at TAFE should assist with entry the following year.

Find out when your university of choice is having their University Open Day here.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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