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Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Justice (Honours)


  • A pathway to a research career
  • On completion of the Bachelor of Justice course or a double degree, this honors program is available to high-achieving students
  • Undertake advanced research training before completing a thesis
  • Work with a supervisor to design, develop and implement a substantial research project in criminology, intelligence, policing or broader topic related to the criminal justice system
  • Ideal for students looking to progress to a PhD

Why choose this course?

An honors degree identifies you as a future innovator and leader in your field. The Bachelor of Justice (Honours) develops your applied research skills to an advanced level in the fields of critical criminology, investigations and policing, and justice policy. The course provides you with the opportunity to use and develop your research skills, broaden your knowledge of a specific professional field, and extend your knowledge of the theories of justice.

Campus Information

Gardens Point

Gardens Point campus is located in Brisbane's city centre, beside the Brisbane River and adjacent to the City Botanic Gardens and Queensland Parliament House. At the centre of the campus is the Old Government House which was built in 1862 and re-opened in 2009.The faculties of Business, Law, and Science and Engineering are based at this campus.


  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 40

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call From Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
5 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential


UniHub is a free, online database for job listings, work experience opportunities, employers, and career workshops. CareerHub advertises jobs across a range of industries and is a great place to start your job search. Once you have a student username and password, you can access opportunities in our CareerHub.        

Possible careers

  • Community Corrections Officer
  • Community Worker
  • Corrective Services Officer
  • Criminologist
  • Customs Officer
  • Diplomat
  • Government Officer
  • Investigator
  • Police Officer (Australian Federal)
  • Police Officer (State)
  • Policy Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Public Servant
  • Rehabilitation Professionals
  • Youth Worker

PSW Opportunity

  • Students who graduate with a Bachelors's degree are eligible for a 2-year work visa. 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Academic entry requirement

Completion of QUT's Bachelor of Justice (or equivalent) recognized degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 (on QUT's 7-point scale). The bachelor's degree must have been completed within the last two years.