Undergraduate | GRF-CCJ201 | 2024
Developing Professionally 2
Continue on your pathway to a real career in criminology or the criminal justice system. You’ll delve into the employment process as you keep exploring your personal strengths and ethos. The professional workplace is just around the corner—so get ready!
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Start dates
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 26 Aug 2024
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 13 weeks
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
Developing Professionally 2
About this subject
After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
- Participate in a range of activities necessary in applying for and pursuing different jobs or professional positions at a range of institutions, agencies, and organizations which you may choose to enter.
- Reflect on the relationship between theories of crime and philosophies of punishment and the extent to which they shape criminal justice public policy.
- Articulate how your personal values, culture, and beliefs have influenced your understanding of criminal and social justice.
- Create, present, and articulate your own Professional Practice Framework (PPF)
- Introduction and Overview
- Job Search Activities
- The Written Application Process
- Developing Employability
- Organisational Structures
- The Interview Process
- Your Mission and Vision
- Building a Professional Practice Framework
- Self Care, Wellbeing, and Resilience
- Communication for Different Audiences
- Careers in Criminology
Developing Professionally is a core subject designed to assist students to understand their future professional context and employment. This course focuses on professional skills in the workplace, linking theory and practice and reflective thinking skills. Obtaining a 5 in Developing Professionally is one pre-requisite for Griffith University criminology students planning on enrolling in 3008CCJ Professional Practice.
Prerequisites: CCJ102 Developing Professionally 1; 1002CCJ Developing Professionally 1 OR CCJ101 Criminology Skills; 1001CCJ Criminology Skills
Students should not enrol in the subject if they have completed: CCJ307 Developing Professionally; 3007CCJ Developing Professionally
- Reflections (x5) (80%)
- Application (20%)
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You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
GRF-CCJ307 (Not currently available)
Level 2 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in this area, eg from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.
Students who have completed more than 2 OUA units (GPA 4.0+) and are planning on completing the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice are strongly encouraged to enrol in the degree. Part of this process will involve registering your study plan with Griffith University, which will help to ensure that you are studying the required units.
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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What to study next?
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses
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