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Professionals working within criminology, criminal justice, the social sciences and even community services will find this online unit a relevant and interesting examination of race and crime within the Australian justice system.
Offered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Griffith University, this unit in Race, Crime and Justice is designed to dissect the complex way in which ethnicity and Indigeneity are addressed within the criminal justice system.
The unit covers everything from historical and contemporary contexts of race, through to the more specific areas of criminal justice like law, courts, policing and punishment to give students a comprehensive overview of how the system has responded to and dealt with the issue of ethnicity and Indigeneity.
By studying this unit, students are encouraged to consider new forms of crime prevention and innovative justice practices, and take this knowledge with them into the workforce.
This is a third year unit, so applicants must have a basic understanding of first and second year criminology units.
In this criminology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
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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Professionals in the field of policing, criminology, criminal law and social justice will benefit from completing this unit, as it provides a comprehensive overview of the way in which the Australian criminal justice system addresses and responds to ethnicity and Indigeneity.
Such knowledge will make you a more socially conscious and informed professional, and will enhance your ability to work within Australia’s multicultural society. By completing this unit, you will:
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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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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.