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  • Legal, Justice and Security
  • Griffith University

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  • Examine crime and the ways it’s defined and explained in contemporary society. Study the relationship between crime and class, youth and crime (and the response), gender and crime, and the over-representation of Indigenous people.

  • Criminology Skills

    GRF-CCJ101 | Undergraduate

    Identify the skills you'll need for a career in criminology and criminal justice. Gain awareness of the main source materials used and how to fulfill the academic requirements. Apply your criminological skills during practical activities.

  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology

    GRF-CCJ10 | Undergraduate

    Examine how psychologists use psychological theory and research within the criminal justice setting. Focus on psychological assessments in court, criminal behaviour and responsibility, predicting dangerousness, juries and eyewitness testimony.

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  • Law, Government and Justice

    GRF-CCJ13 | Undergraduate

    Study the ideas and institutions that contribute to law and its production. Examine the relationship between rules, morality, justice and politics. Consider the rule of law, role of judges, human and indigenous rights, democracy and government power. 

  • Police, Courts and Criminal Law

    GRF-CCJ12 | Undergraduate

    Delve into the laws and processes which govern crime investigation, trials and punishment. Consider the principles of responsibility and the functions of criminal law. Examine investigations, suspects' rights, and the importance of admissible evidence.

  • Homicide

    GRF-CCJ114 | Undergraduate

    Focus on the key elements of a crime event through the lens of offenders and victims of violence. Learn how serious violent offences are detected and investigated, then consider how these offences are processed in the courts, via trials and sentencing.

  • Understanding Social Problems

    GRF-CCJ18 | Undergraduate

    Comprehend crime in a social context. Foster an understanding of the dynamic relationship between the individual and society. Apply these perspectives to social problems in everyday life: illegal drug use, domestic violence, terrorism and pollution.

  • Doing Criminology

    GRF-CCJ19 | Undergraduate

    Understand the basic principles, procedures and methodologies used in criminological and criminal justice research. Examine the before and after-the-fact methods of investigation and the four elements of evidence required to establish causality.

  • Sociology of Crime

    GRF-CCJ27 | Undergraduate

    Comprehend major 19th and 20th century theories of crime, their historical antecedents and ideological dimensions. In particular, investigate street and white-collar crime, and violence between inmates. Apply criminological theories to social research.

  • Psychology of Crime

    GRF-CCJ20 | Undergraduate

    Address the question, ‘what is it about individuals and their experiences that produce criminal behaviour?’ Explore 9 theories: evolutionary, genetic, biobehavioural, psychodynamic, trait, behavioural, social learning, moral development and environmental.