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Research, Evaluation and Policy Analysis provides an introduction to the methodologies of research employed in the social sciences field and how to apply this knowledge to meet aims in criminology and criminal justice research projects.
You will learn to identify your field of inquiry, articulate an area of inquiry, formulate hypotheses, and logically determine the most appropriate methodology to employ in your research. This is coupled with critical skills for the analysis and development of policy for criminal justice applications.
Open Universities Australia and Griffith University offer this unit for online study, combining practical and theoretical knowledge of criminal justice issues and the use of research data to analyse and assess criminal justice projects, interventions and policies.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this criminology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation 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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This unit provides insight into the theory, research and evaluation methods of the social sciences and their application in a criminal justice context. On completion of this unit, you may wish to pursue further study in the field of criminology and criminal justice with the ultimate aim of a career in criminal justice policy, crime prevention, community outreach, security and policing, corrections, law, justice administration and research organisations.
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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 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.
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Community and Developmental Approaches is an online unit provided by Griffith University, exploring evidence-based approaches for reducing crime in local areas where poses a severe problem.