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

  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice

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    This online Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice unit from Griffith University offers you an introductory look into the field of criminology.

  • Developmental Crime Prevention

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    In the Developmental Crime Prevention unit provided by Griffith University you will learn about developing a framework for the prevention of crime and associated issues.
  • Planned Change in Criminal Justice

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    In this online Planned Change in Criminal Justice unit provided by Griffith University, you will learn about the various theories of organisational change that may be applied to agencies of criminal justice.

  • 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.
  • Understanding Imprisonment

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    Study the model and history of the correctional system in Australia in the Understanding Imprisonment online unit from Griffith University.
  • Youth Justice

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    This online unit in Youth Justice, delivered by Griffith University, explores the historical, sociological and criminological factors affecting youth justice.

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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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