This online unit in Crime Analysis and Investigation extends upon your previous studies to explore theoretical and practical tools for crime analysis.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia, in partnership with Griffith University, the unit delves into the dominant theories regarding the relationship between crime and place, and teaches students to use these analytical methods to make meaningful conclusions about situational crime.
You will learn how to apply specific methods of analysis, such as victim-, place- and offender-oriented crime patterns to establish inter-connections and substantiative theories for conducting criminal investigations.
After completing this unit, you will be able to apply your learnings to the development and critique of crime prevention initiatives, diagnostic activities and the disruption of patterns of crime.
Applicants must have successfully completed the following unit in order to enrol:
After completing this unit, you will be able to competently apply a systematic framework for analysis to a range of criminal activities.
You will be able to use these skills to draw informed conclusions about the relationships between crime and place, which will in turn inform your ability to choose appropriate actions for the prevention and disruption of crime.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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).
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