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Developing Professionally

Undergraduate | GRF-CCJ307 | 2024

Focus on developing your career by linking theory with practice and reflective thinking skills. Examine a range of professional cultures and get ready to adapt, deploy strategies for resilience, and acquire further knowledge.

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
Duration
13 weeks

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

Developing Professionally

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this course you should be able to:

    1. 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.
    2. Reflect on the relationship between theories of crime and philosophies of punishment and the extent to which they shape criminal justice public policy.
    3. Articulate how your personal values, culture, and beliefs have influenced your understanding of criminal and social justice.
    4. Create, present, and articulate your own Professional Practice Framework (PPF)

Entry requirements

Others

Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in this area, eg from studying related Level 1 and 2 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.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Single subject FAQs

What’s a single subject?

Single subjects are the individual components that make up a degree. With Open Universities Australia, you’re able to study many of them as stand-alone subjects, including postgraduate single subjects, without having to commit to a degree.

Each of your subjects will be held over the course of a study term, and they’ll usually require 10 to 12 hours of study each week. Subjects are identified by a title and a code, for example, Developmental Psychology, PSY20007.

How can I use single subjects to get into a full degree?

First, find the degree that you would like to study on our website.

If that degree allows entry via undergraduate subjects, there will be information about this under the Entry Requirements section. You will find a list of 2-4 open enrolment subjects you need to successfully complete to qualify for admission into that qualification.

Once you pass those subjects, you will satisfy the academic requirements for the degree, and you can apply for entry.

Our student advisors are here to help you take that next step, so don’t hesitate to reach out when you’re ready! We’ve also made it easier to figure out the right way to get started on our pathways page.

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How do I pay for my subjects?

You can pay up front with your credit card, or you may be eligible for a HELP loan from the Australian government depending on your citizenship status and where you’ll live during your studies.

For more information about how to pay for your studies visit our fees page or contact a student advisor.

How do I enrol?

When you’ve made your choice, click ‘Enrol now’ on the relevant course page and follow the prompts to begin your enrolment. We’ll ask you to supply some supporting documentation, including proof of your identity, your tax file number, and a unique student identifier (USI) during this process.

Your university will get in touch with you via email to confirm whether or not your application has been successful.

If you get stuck at any time, reach out to us and we’ll talk you through it.

You can also take a look at our online self-service enrolling instructions.

When is the cut-off date for enrolling?

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