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This unit on Crime Analysis and Investigation provided by Open Universities Australia in association with Griffith University, is designed to familiarise students with the processes and techniques involved in analysing and solving a variety of different crimes.
The relationship between crime and place is a dominant theme throughout this unit, and will enable students to arrive at a better understanding of the way criminals and their networks function. Students will learn how to apply a systematic framework to crime analysis, and will delve into more specific topics that explore crimes and their consequences from all angles. Topics include looking at the victim’s standpoint, the environments and issues involved, and the workings of the offender.
By examining these theoretical underpinnings of crime, students will be able to make informed and tactical decisions, and know which type of intervention best suits a scenario. By the end of the unit, the student should have the skills needed to continue pursuing a career in crime analysis.
Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this law and justice unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an approved elective requirement in the following course/s:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Students enrolled on this highly valuable unit in Crime Analysis and Investigation, provided by Griffith University, can expect to gain a wealth of knowledge that will pave the way for a career in crime analysis. Those wishing to pursue a career in the more hands-on aspects of crime investigation will gain knowledge of crimes, crime prevention techniques, and strategies to apprehend offenders and criminals. Students will also learn how to collate, analyse and sort through data to help profile crimes and criminals. Those wishing to move into a victim support role will also gain useful insights into the effects of crimes from all angles.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.