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

  • Offender Profiling

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    Delivered by Griffith University, Offender Profiling is an online unit that introduces students to the key approaches and processes of profiling in a criminology context.
  • Crime Prevention: Community and Developmental Approaches

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    Community and Developmental Approaches is an online unit provided by Griffith University, exploring evidence-based approaches for reducing crime in local areas where poses a severe problem.
  • Regulation and White Collar Crime

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    In this online Regulation and White Collar Crime unit provided by Griffith University, you will learn about the regulatory framework of the criminal justice system.
  • 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.
  • Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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    The Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice online course by Griffith University is a broad-based social science degree examining crime and the criminal justice system.

  • Forensic Mental Health Legislation and Policies

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    Forensic Mental Health Legislation and Policies is an online unit provided by Griffith University, which provides a detailed analysis of the legislation and policies that affect forensic mental health in Queensland.

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In a broad sense, criminology is the study of crime, criminals, their behaviour, and society’s definition of, and response to, crime and crime prevention, as well as how we treat criminals via corrections.

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