University of South Africa, UNISA
3 Years Full Time
This course focuses on the study of criminal behaviour and its impact on perpetrators, victims and society. The course consist of 30 modules, 10 modules over 3 levels. Students can select modules relating to criminology, languages, human and social sciences, economic and management and law.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years part time

Compulsory Subjects

First year subjects:

  • Introduction to criminology: crime, criminals and criminal behaviour

  • Introduction to criminology: victims and reduction of crime

  • Introduction to criminology: reaction to crime

  • End-user computing

Second year subjects:

  • Crime risk perspectives

  • Principles of crime prevention, reduction and control

  • Child and youth misbehaviour

  • Dealing with young off enders

  • Reaction to crime: alternative dispute resolution

Third year subjects:

  • The explanation of crime

  • Crime typologies

  • Technological developments and criminology

  • Formal reaction to crime

  • Victimology

  • Contemporary criminological issues

  • Research methodology in criminology

Careers: forensic criminologist, correctional parole officer.


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