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Understanding Victims and Offenders

Postgraduate | CUR-PSB560 | 2024

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. 

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Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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$3,971

Upfront cost

$0

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Understanding Victims and Offenders

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. critically assess theories and psychological knowledge concerning victim and offender sub-types
    2. explain the dynamics of particular forms of serious offending
    3. describe the methodological challenges associated with research into victims and offenders.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-PSB560C (Not currently available)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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