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Griffith University’s Homicide course unit takes you behind the crime-scene tape to discover what happens after a violent crime is committed. Offered online through OUA, this unit will give you a better sense of the steps taken to bring perpetrators to justice.
You will learn what constitutes a homicide and take a look at the crime from all angles, including the points of view of the criminal, the victim, and the investigators. You will then be taken through the steps of the investigation and criminal trial process.
This Homicide unit includes material on courtroom proceedings before, during and after sentencing. It also touches on the limitations of the justice system and the effects of rehabilitation.
Students who have completed the following units as part of their course can only enrol in Homicide as one of their two first-year elective units.
In this Homicide unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
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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Completing this Homicide course unit will give you a clear picture of the way violent crimes occur, and how they are investigated and approached legally. You will obtain a wider breadth of knowledge in various aspects that come before, during and after a violent crime.
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 HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Find out more about government study loans here.
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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).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.