Undergraduate | GRF-CCJ205 | 2024
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Start dates
- 27 May 2024,
- 25 Nov 2024
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 13 weeks
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
- Explain key crime prevention approaches and their evidence-base.
- Apply crime prevention approaches and appropriate evidence to address a particular problem.
- Appraise the consequences and implications of crime prevention approaches for diverse groups/communities and/or own practice.
- Primary, secondary, and tertiary crime prevention
- Approaches to crime prevention
- Criminal justice approaches
- Developmental approaches
- Situational approaches
- Community-based approaches
- Harms and other challenges
- Justice reinvestment
- Crime prevention in practice
This subject explores different perspectives on crime prevention, assisting students to develop an understanding of situational, developmental, community, and criminal justice approaches to the prevention of crime and anti-social behaviour, and an understanding about their effectiveness. The subject will encourage students to think critically about the consequences of each approach for diverse groups and communities and for their own practice. In particular, students will develop skills in applying one of these approaches to particular problems.
- Online Quiz (20%)
- Reflection (30%)
- Case Study (50%)
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This is not an introductory subject, it is a second year subject. You must have a basic understanding of the first year criminology subjects. 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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