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Course results for Curtin University Postgraduate Law & justice Subjects

  • Curtin University

    CUR-PSB560 | Postgraduate

    Understand why some people are more likely to commit particular crimes than others, and why certain citizens are more likely to be victims of these crimes. Cover sexual crimes, violent crimes and family violence in particular. 

    Start dates

    • 28 Nov 2022
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    Untangle the ‘why’ behind crime by better understanding the perpetrators psyche. You’ll consider how elements such as biology, personality and mental health impact are at play. Get an introduction to forensic psychology and major theories of crime. 

    Start dates

    • 29 Aug 2022
  • Curtin University

    CUR-PSB540 | Postgraduate

    Learn how psychology can help police. You’ll dive head-first into false confessions and testimony, interviewing, facial recognition, eyewitnesses and human error. Beyond prosecution, learn how psychologists can assist police in times of stress.  

    Start dates

    • 29 Aug 2022
  • Curtin University

    CUR-PSB530 | Postgraduate

    Delve into the complex relationship between crime and mental illness. Examine links between offending, violence, mental disorder, and substance abuse. Get critical with an evidence-based approach that separates media representations from actual research.

    Start dates

    • 28 Nov 2022
  • Curtin University

    CUR-CHRE501 | Postgraduate

    Unpack human rights and what the term has meant at different times in history.  Manoeuvre your way through various human rights theories including universalism and socialisation. Address philosophical queries about what we mean by human rights.

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  • Curtin University

    CUR-OHS520 | Postgraduate

    Start dates

    • 18 Jul 2022
  • Curtin University

    CUR-CHRE507 | Postgraduate

    Balance the relationship between human rights and economic development concerns.Learn how development was used to justify human rights abuses. Probe colonialist and anti-colonialist ways of thinking. Identify environmental development issues.

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  • Curtin University

    CUR-CHRE509 | Postgraduate

    Navigate the politics of forced migration. Critique and deconstruct theories and literature about refugee rights. Seek a legal perspective on Australia's asylum policies.Shore up a better understanding of refugee rights activism and advocacy.

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  • Curtin University

    Be emboldened by theories of power, change and social movement. Relive historical fights including the US civil rights struggle and the Algerian independence movement.Evaluate the role advocacy groups and activism play in fighting for human rights.

    Start dates

    • 18 Jul 2022
  • Curtin University

    CUR-CHRE510 | Postgraduate

    Come to grips with the key challenges facing the Indigenous rights movement.Survey factors including gender, youth and social change. Unearth ongoing land rights issues. Identify the role of the media and the government.

    Start dates

    • 18 Jul 2022