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With five campuses across three Australian cities, Griffith University continues to live up to its reputation as one of the most innovative and research-driven education providers in the Asia-Pacific. Griffith offers a wide range of courses, many of them by distance education, in areas including arts, business, communications, sports coaching, international relations, criminology and more. Griffith University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Academic Writing Course unit

This Academic Writing unit provides an introduction to strategies and methods for communicating effectively through your writing.


Delivered online by Griffith University, you will gain essential skills in the research and composition of essays for an academic context.


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American Literature Course unit

American Literature from Griffith University is an online unit covering a number of literary works vital in defining the American literary canon.


The unit incorporates a holistic approach to topics and themes, and touches upon ideas such as the city, regionalism and expatriation.


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Analysing Narrative Fiction Course unit

This online Analysing Narrative Fiction unit from Griffith University will help you to develop an understanding of narrative analysis, including concepts and approaches.


Key developments in prose fiction are explored through two distinct modules: Modernism and Beyond Modernism.


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Bachelor of Arts

The online Bachelor of Arts course by Griffith University allows you to tailor your education to suit your individual needs and interests.


Studying this course gives you the knowledge to develop advanced skills in reading, analysis, interpretation and debate – skills that are essential for any career in the media, education and training, public administration or business sectors. With a Bachelor of Arts degree you will gain a diverse range of skills and experiences that can be utilised in any number of career paths.


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Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice online course by Griffith University is a broad-based social science degree examining crime and the criminal justice system.


As a graduate of this program, you can find employment in both private enterprise and government departments in criminal justice areas such as policing, corrections, justice, security, regulatory law enforcement, crime prevention and customs.


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Broadcast Journalism Course unit

This online unit from Griffith University offers students the chance to practise their research, writing, and production skills.


It focuses on news and current affairs for broadcast media, including video and audio content for television and the web.


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Business Communication Course unit

Good communication is the most sought-after soft skill, so get across the styles and structures of Business Communication with this online unit from Griffith University.


From report writing to understanding leadership styles, this unit will prepare you to get your voice heard at work.


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Creative and Professional Writing Course unit

Learn to write powerfully across a range of genres with this online Creative and Professional Writing unit of study from Griffith University.


Good writing is a key skill for public relations, marketing and communications professionals and you can hone your skills with this online unit of study.


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Creative Writing, Forms and Structures Course unit

Learn the fundamental principles that underpin creative writing by studying this online Creative Writing, Forms and Structures unit from Griffith University.


The unit covers a range of different writing formats including poetry, screenwriting, critical reviews and personal essays.


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Crime Analysis and Investigation Course unit

This online unit in Crime Analysis and Investigation is provided by Griffith University and aims is to give students the practical skills needed for a career in crime analysis. Students will learn how to apply a systematic framework to crime analysis, and will learn how to implement various forms of intervention and make tactical decisions.



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Criminology Skills Course unit

Students in the Criminology Skills unit offered online by Griffith University will find out what it takes to pursue a criminal justice degree and job.


You will learn about the academic materials used to study criminology and how to best situate yourself to enter the field professionally.


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Defining Women: Social Institutions and Cultural Diversity Course unit

Griffith University’s unit on Defining Women: Social Institutions and Cultural Diversity looks at women's changing place in Western society.


Delivered entirely online, the unit introduces undergraduate students to common issues in women’s studies, including the complex and diverse experiences of women from a range of backgrounds.


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Developing Research and Analytical Skills Course unit

Sharpen your critical thinking skills with this online Developing Research and Analytical Skills unit from Griffith University.


By completing this hands-on unit you’ll learn how to research, analyse and synthesise to university standards.


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Documentary Scriptwriting Course unit

In this online Documentary Scriptwriting unit, students will learn about the history of documentaries and documentary topics, as well as how to research, write and propose scripts.


By taking this online unit with Griffith University, students will gain a comprehensive understanding and the working ability to create a documentary script.


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Doing Criminology Course unit

This online Doing Criminology unit through OUA and Griffith University is a social science subject that uses a combination of psychology and sociology to understand criminal behaviour, the criminal justice system and communities’ response to crime.


Core competencies include criminal justice research methodologies and the study of the most up-to-date criminological literature. You will learn the logic of social science research methodology and how to apply those principles through research projects


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Drama Screenwriting Course unit

This online unit by Griffith University gives you the opportunity to learn to format and develop a short script.


If you enrol in Drama Screenwriting, you will not only refine a script over the course of the unit – you will also learn various story design and redrafting techniques.


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Gender, Crime and Justice Course unit

Synopsis 1: Gender, Crime and Justice is an online unit provided by Griffith University which seeks to draw attention to the often overlooked social issue of gender in criminology.


It aims to explain the differences between men and women in crime rates and patterns, victimisation, and experiences of criminal justice.


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Great Books Course unit

Learn to appreciate classic literature and consider its themes in this online unit of study in Great Books from Griffith University.


In this unit you will focus on individual masterpieces by a range of authors. You’ll learn to analyse literature and its ability to reflect contemporary culture, building your critical capacity.


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Hollywood Cinema (Classic Hollywood Cinema) Course unit

This online unit, Hollywood Cinema, has been provided by Griffith University to explore the development of cinema from its very foundations in the 1890s to modern day Hollywood productions.


This development is mostly assessed through the cinema’s impact on culture, the changes in technology, and the expansion of the industry.


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Homicide Course unit

The Homicide unit offered online by Griffith University uses real-world examples and multiple perspectives to explore how violent crimes are carried out and dealt with.


You will discuss how violent offences are detected and analysed before learning how the acts are prosecuted in the criminal justice system.


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Human Resource Management Principles Course unit

Learn how to effectively manage human resources in your workplace with this online Human Resource Management Principles unit from Griffith University.


The unit helps you understand the role of HR managers and covers core HR functions such as recruitment, selection and retention.


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