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CRIM71-102: Crime Analysis and Profiling

Description

Crime analysis exists in different forms in the criminal justice system, from statistical crime analysis looking at crime trends to applied crime analysis that answers investigative or legal questions relating to certain subject matter. This subject will provide you with a detailed understanding of the role of the latter, applied crime analysis, and incorporate advanced elements of the profiling process, such as differentiating between modus operandi and signature, conducting forensic victimological examinations, and understanding the role of research and statistics as they relate to applied work.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: CRIM71-102
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Psychology, Criminology, and Social Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,760.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,800.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $3,900.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,040.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,040.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,150.00

Learning objectives

1. Demonstrate an expert understanding of the theories and principles of Applied Crime Analysis including criminal profiling and related areas. 1. Demonstrate an expert understanding of the theories and principles of Applied Crime Analysis including criminal profiling and related areas. 2. Demonstrate expert technical and research skills across various areas of theory and practice. 2. Demonstrate expert technical and research skills across various areas of theory and practice. 3. Interpret and communicate knowledge, skills, and ideas to a specialist and non-specialist audience. 3. Interpret and communicate knowledge, skills, and ideas to a specialist and non-specialist audience. 4. Apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement, adaptability, and responsibility as a learner and practitioner. 4. Apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement, adaptability, and responsibility as a learner and practitioner.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 17/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
    Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
    Teaching census: 11/02/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 17/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
Teaching census: 11/02/2022