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Race, Crime and Justice

Undergraduate | GRF-CCJ319 | 2024

Previously GRF-CCJ39

Study method
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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Race, Crime and Justice

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. Understand the historical, political and legal contexts of Indigenous/non-Indigenous relations in Australia
    2. Understand the key inquires and legislation related to Indigenous/non-Indigenous relations
    3. Develop a knowledge of statistical data on crime, victimisation and imprisonment
    4. Understand and critically reflect on mainstream criminological theory as it relates to Indigenous peoples
    5. Develop knowledge of innovative justice practices and new forms of crime prevention and crime control utilised by or for Indigenous peoples
    6. Develop knowledge about ethnic minority crime and victimisation
    7. Students should also develop their capacity to think critically about Indigeneity, ethnicities, crime, victimisation and criminal justice; and the capacity to write and verbalise this clearly and analytically.

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-CCJ39 (Not currently available)


This is not an introductory subject, it is a third year subject. You must have a basic understanding of the first and second year criminology subjects. Students who have completed more than 2 OUA units (GPA 4.0+) and are planning on completing the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice are strongly encouraged to enrol in the degree. Part of this process will involve registering your study plan with Griffith University, which will help to ensure that you are studying the required units.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Student feedback

6 student respondents between 20 Nov 2023 - 20 May 2024.

100%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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