ACR306 - Careers in Criminal Justice

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

ACR101, ACR102, ACR201, ACR202 and 4 credit points at level 2

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in A329, D380, D390, D335 or D329

Incompatible with:

ACR303

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Burwood campus:
Weeks 1, 3-9, 11: 2 hour Seminar
Week 2: 3 Hour Seminar
Week 10: Presentation week (no seminar)

Geelong campus:
Weeks 1, 3-9, 11: 2 hour Seminar held at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus
Week 2: 3 Hour Seminar held at Waterfront (Geelong) Campus
Week 10: Presentation Week (no seminar)

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Week 1: 2 hour online seminar
Weeks 2-9, 11: 1 hour online seminar
Week 10: Presentation week (no seminar)

Content

This unit facilitates a deeper knowledge of the various employment opportunities available in criminology-related industries. It directly supports students to further develop relevant skills and improve employability in their preferred career. The unit incorporates presentations from a number of industry and other stakeholder partners who each provide personal insight about their roles within various criminal justice related organisations and agencies, and offer advice to students on how to successfully enter their field of work. Seminars feature representatives from a broad range of professions,
including law enforcement, intelligence, corrections, legal services, private security, government departments and community service agencies. The regular seminars will be accompanied by online activities, discussions and assessment tasks that simulate the research and policy work required within criminology-related fields of employment. Assessment tasks in this unit are designed to serve as a resource for career development and progression beyond graduation.

Unit Fee Information

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