Curtin University of Technology
Designed for students who wish to pursue further study in the area of psychology, criminology or justice, or who wish to be employed within the criminal justice system.Course Learning Outcomes
Apply and evaluate sustainability principles in problem solving relating to the psychology of human behaviour.
Apply cross cultural awareness and indigenous cultural competence to confidently work with indigenous people and other cultural groups within criminal justice settings, in an applied professional or academic research capacity.
Communicate criminological knowledge and ideas, using both written and oral forms and applying English language proficiency for academic, professional and non-professional audiences.
Communicate ethically both inter-personally and in group contexts to a range of diverse audiences through a variety of formats including expression in research reports and proposals, online and through portfolio, interviewing, written, oral and listening skills.
Critically evaluate the rigour of theoretical and methodological approaches when deciding on, initiating, planning, designing and conducting research that address psychological research problems in professional contexts.
Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of the history and philosophy of psychology as a scientific pursuit of topics and theories for understanding personal, social, cultural including indigenous, organisational, and global human behaviours.
Demonstrate a capacity for independent learning to sustain personal and professional development in the changing world of psychology.
Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge of criminological theories and research with depth, as required for competent practice in criminal and social justice professions.
Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge with depth of the varied contexts in which legal issues arise and the principles and values of justice and ethical practice.
Demonstrate the interpersonal and communication skills required to work collaboratively with others to develop knowledge of criminological theory and the application of criminological principles in practice settings.
Generate, apply and evaluate basic research methods to address psychological problems, including research design, data analysis and interpretation, including the appropriate use of technologies.
Integrate theoretical and technical knowledge of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in the core topics of psychology to delineate psychology as a scientific discipline and describe its major objectives.
Recognise how prejudicial attitudes that exist in the reasoning of oneself and others can lead to discrimination and inequity.
Reflect on the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity and other values that are the underpinning of psychology as a discipline.
Review, analyse and synthesise psychological knowledge by engaging in both critical thinking and sceptical inquiry to solve problems related to human behaviour at a personal, social, cultural, organisational, and global level.
Review, analyse and synthesise theoretical and applied criminological knowledge of criminology and social justice in both national and international jurisdictions.
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|Institution Name||Curtin University of Technology|
|Course Duration||Full Time 3 years Start Semester 1 or 2 Part Time 6 years Start Semester 1 or 2|
|Course University||Curtin University of Technology|
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