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Expand your understanding of how youths experience criminal and social justice in this online unit delivered by Open Universities Australia, in partnership with Griffith University.
The unit of study explores various links between the historical, sociological and criminological elements of youth justice, including the ways in which each has shifted over time.
You’ll learn how to work effectively with young people within the field of criminal justice, focusing on the professional and interpersonal skills required to provide advocacy and support for this group.
Complete this unit with a comprehensive understanding of young people as both victims and perpetrators of crime, and the ways in which legislation, agency work and evaluation programs can be used to help minimise risk and achieve better outcomes for youth justice.
This is a level 3 undergraduate unit, aimed at third year criminology students. It contains assumed knowledge, and should not be undertaken unless you have already completed first and second year criminology subjects.
In this criminology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement 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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Working with marginalised and at risk groups within the judicial system can make for challenging, yet rewarding work.
Complete this unit in order to gain the skills required to provide effective support for youth welfare, and gather a greater understanding of the patterns leading to youth crime.
This unit forms a core component of the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice or a number of other programs of study within this field.
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 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.