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Introduction to Forensics

Use scientific methods to find evidence around the ‘how’, ‘when’ and ‘who’. Study forensic criminology and discover how to navigate criminal investigations from crime scenes to the court system.
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Griffith University

Become a recognised forensic mental health specialist

Gain a broad knowledge of forensic mental health and its overlap with the criminal justice system and mental health services. For psychologists, social workers, nurses and psychiatrists to be able to practice at an advanced level.

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

Curtin University

For justice and health professionals interested in psychology

See how psychology interacts with the legal and criminal justice system. Explore the connections between crime and mental health. Deepen your understanding of victims and offenders. Apply your knowledge of human behaviour to real world settings.

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

Griffith University


Master of Forensic Mental Health

This degree is a collaboration with the Queensland Health Department's School of Mental Health

Become a highly valued forensic mental health specialist able to practise at an advanced level. Study assessment, legislation and policies, research and evaluation. Examine interventions with offenders, justice and crime, law and behaviour.

100% online

Approx. 1.5 years full time or part time equivalent

Griffith University

Upskill to confidently identify dishonest wealth generation

Build skills to detect and report financial crime. You’ll learn about current financial crimes including money laundering and terrorism financing. Unpack the financial services industry’s obligations. Keep up with evolving technology and regulations.

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

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University of South Australia


Policing Investigations and Intelligence

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 18 Sep 2023

University of New England


Fundamentals in Forensic Science

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Curtin University

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University of South Australia

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

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