The Faculty of Arts, Education and Law represents the largest academic group at Griffith University and the group with arguably the most intellectual diversity and creativity. This AEL Group hosts eight Schools and Colleges and seven research centres, including Australia's first Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence (Policing and Security).
Study areas include criminology and law, education, humanities, social sciences and languages, music, visual and creative arts.
Griffith Film School
The Griffith Film School prepares the next generation of filmmakers, animators and game designers for creative and exciting careers within the international business of film, television and digital screen media creation. Students will have the opportunity to learn from some of the most distinguished and notable experts, both industry practitioners and academics, visiting professors, fellows and tutors within the disciplines of drama, documentary, television, animation, games and interactive entertainment.
Queensland College of Art
Established in 1881, the Queensland College of Art is one of Australia's longest-running art and design colleges while also remaining one of the most modern, offering the widest range of visual art programs in the country. The college bring together some of the finest artists and academics in the areas of visual arts, design, Indigenous art and screen media, and have produced many of Australia's leading practitioners. Many programs have an industry focus, and have been developed with the assistance of professional art and design bodies. The college has a strong commitment to community partnerships and internationalisation. Students work with community organisations, business and government on a variety of projects throughout their studies. The business community supports students through scholarships, travel prizes and exhibitions.
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Queensland Conservatorium is considered the most comprehensive tertiary music school in Australia. With offerings in classical instrumental studies, vocal performance and opera, composition, jazz, new music, popular music, musical theatre, multimedia and audio engineering, Queensland Conservatorium helps aspiring musicians to find their places on the world stage. The breadth of specialist degrees encompasses pre-tertiary, undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs across two campuses, taught by world-renowned performer-teachers. Relevant, cutting-edge courses allow students to tailor their studies to suit their interests and aspirations.
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University is recognised as Australia's leading criminology school. First established in 1991, the School has grown to include over 35 academic staff, making it the largest criminology school in the country. At Griffith, criminology is a multidisciplinary field of study, drawing upon psychology, sociology, law, social work, criminology and criminal justice, history, and political science.
School of Humanities
The School of Humanities is one of the foundation Schools of Griffith University, and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and double degree programs at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses, as well as online. Areas of study include Creative writing and Literature; Journalism, Public Relations and communication; History; and Social Sciences.
School of Languages and Linguistics
The Griffith School of Languages and Linguistics emphasises linking language, culture and communication; career-oriented outcomes both locally and globally; best-practice language teaching methodologies and technologies; and integrating language learning with linguistics, the scientific study of language.
Griffith University Undergraduate Arts and Humanities DegreesBachelor of Arts (many majors to choose from)
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