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  • Legal, Justice and Security
  • Griffith University

Found 18 related courses for Griffith University Postgraduate Legal, Justice and Security Subjects

  • Crime Analysis and Investigation

    GRF-CCJ724 | Postgraduate

    Familiarise yourself with theories to explain the relationship between crime and place. Develop both conceptual and practical skills for crime analysis and recommending tactics to prevent or disrupt criminal activity.

  • Making Sense of Criminal Justice

    GRF-CCJ702 | Postgraduate

    Examine the principal components of the criminal justice system and question the competing tensions of fairness, justice and effectiveness in a liberal-democracy. Identify emerging issues and analyse the response of allied systems to selected crimes.

  • Sharpen your ability to process and analyse raw quantitative social science data using SPSS for Windows. Study the use of statistics in criminal justice, the description of samples and the tools to describe data and relationships.

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  • Criminological Theories

    GRF-CCJ742 | Postgraduate

    Through the lens of sociological, psychological and biological perspectives, you’ll appreciate how offenders and offending have been conceptualized. Use your learning to articulate the resulting implications on the criminal justice system.

  • Mental Disorder and Crime

    GRF-CCJ713 | Postgraduate

    Investigate the legal constructs of insanity and the psychiatric constructs of intellectual disability and mental disorders. Evaluate the relationship between crime, dangerousness and mental disorders in the context of forensic mental health.

  • Research and Evaluation Methods

    GRF-CCJ722 | Postgraduate

    Take a look at the logic behind research methodology in criminal justice and criminology. Use your skills in analysis and writing criminal justice policies and interventions to plan, develop and justify a research project.

  • Advanced Criminological Theories

    GRF-CCJ744 | Postgraduate

    Critically evaluate criminological theory and empirical research for crime policy and practice. Study crime and the urban environment, control and rational choice theories, inequality and opportunity, and social reactions to crime.

  • Gain an overview of the role of mental health and offending in the forensic mental health client population. Examine and evaluate psychiatric interventions that are useful in a forensic mental health system. 

  • Law and Behaviour

    GRF-CCJ707 | Postgraduate

    Scrutinise the areas in which the criminal justice system and psychological theories of behaviour intersect. Study the roles of various actors in courts, such as judges, juries, expert witnesses, eyewitnesses, victims and defendants.

  • Qualitative Skills for Criminologists

    GRF-CCJ737 | Postgraduate

    Hone your practical skills in collecting, analysing and presenting qualitative data. Understand the issues of research design, ethics and politics, and identify criteria to evaluate research in a critical review of published work.