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Justice and Crime

Postgraduate | GRF-CCJ740 | 2024

Contemporary key thinkers present cutting-edge criminology questions on penal politics, policing, media and crime, restorative justice and state crime. Probe the relationship between research and  policy in linking knowledge to social change.

Study method
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Enrol by
7 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
15 July 2024

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Justice and Crime

About this subject

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

    1. Apply new theoretical knowledge and analytic skills required to understand and respond to emerging crime and justice problems globally.
    2. Critically reflect on established criminological and criminal justice theories in analysing emerging crime and justice problems
    3. Critically assess and use scholarship and data relevant to understanding and responding to emerging crime and justice problems
    4. Demonstrate a global and comparative perspective to the study of criminology and criminal justice
    5. Understand crime and justice in Australia within its global and international context.
    6. Understand the international and global character of contemporary crime and justice problems.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • GRF-MCJ-MAS-2024 - Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice


  • GRF-FMH-MAS-2024 - Master of Forensic Mental Health
  • GRF-FMH-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Forensic Mental Health

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:

  • GRF-CCJ705 (Not currently available)

  • GRF-MCCJ7005 (Not currently available)

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.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Forensic Mental Health

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