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Criminology Careers

If you’ve got a strong desire to understand why crime occurs and help make society a safer place, criminology could be a fascinating and worthwhile career move.

Being a criminologist means understanding the causes, nature and consequences of crime, and that involves having knowledge of a wide range of subject areas, from mental health to behavioural psychology, forensic science and law.

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Criminology courses

  • Sociology of Crime

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    Gain a deeper understanding of major crimes in the 19th, 20th and early 21st century with this online Sociology of Crime unit from Griffith University.
  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology

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    Discover what it’s like to work as a forensic psychologist with this online Introduction to Forensic Psychology unit from Griffith University.
  • Understanding Social Problems

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    Learn how social problems such as crime arise with this online Understanding Social Problems unit from Griffith University.
  • Doing Criminology

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    This online Doing Criminology unit through OUA and Griffith University is a social science subject that uses a combination of psychology and sociology to understand criminal behaviour, the criminal justice system and communities’ response to crime.
  • Introduction to Policing

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    If you’re studying criminology, this Introduction to Policing unit will give you all the information you need about the police force and its role in Australia.
  • Criminology Skills

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    Students in the Criminology Skills unit offered online by Griffith University will find out what it takes to pursue a criminal justice degree and job.

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