Build and update your knowledge and skills in the field of criminal investigation by completing a Graduate Certificate in Criminal Investigation.

Introduction

The Graduate Certificate in Criminal Investigation is designed for professionals (lawyers, police and others) working in the justice system, and assumes some working knowledge of the law.

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Course description, features and facilities

This course provides an advanced understanding of the law of evidence and business law in an applied investigative context. It introduces students to a variety of forensic science disciplines, with students focusing on the first principles of breaking down misconceptions and building on this base.

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Structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2016;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

Take all units (24 points):

N/AFNSC5501Evidence in Investigations 1
N/AFNSC5502Evidence in Investigations 2
N/AFNSC5507Contemporary Issues in Investigation Management
N/AFNSC5508Introduction to Forensic Science

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Career opportunities

 This course builds and expands knowledge for professionals working in the justice system by providing an advanced understanding of the law of evidence and business law in an applied investigative context.

Related careers

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Further study opportunities

Successful completion of this course will allow students to continue their postgraduate studies through the completion of a Graduate Diploma, Masters or PhD.

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Check the Entrance requirements

This course is available to all students other than those holding an international student visa.

On this page

  1. Admission Requirements
  2. English competency

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a)(i) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or

(ii) relevant qualifications and experience considered by UWA to be equivalent to (a)(i);

and

(b) a current National Police Certificate1, or equivalent certification, indicating no criminal conviction.

1Currency of a National Police Certificate is 12 months.

English competency

See the full list of English language requirements.

Please note: Requirements may be higher for some individual courses, where this is the case the additional requirements will be specified.  

 

These pages are under review and are being updated.

How to apply

This course is available to all students other than those holding an international student visa.

On this page

  1. How to apply
  2. Fees
  3. Contact us

How to apply

Apply online. Refer below for application dates and access to the Online Application System (OASys):

Fees

Refer to the Fee Calculator for up to date course and unit costs.

Contact us

Telephone
(+61 8) 6488 3939
Enquire on-line
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Address
First Floor, Ken and Julie Michael Building
7 Fairway (corner Cooper Street)
Crawley, Perth
Western Australia 6009
Location
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Normal opening hours
Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5pm (Western Standard Time)

Note: We can help with application-related enquiries. If you need further course-specific information, you may wish to contact the relevant Faculty or School.

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Graduate Certificate in Criminal Investigation: the details

Status
Not Available 2015
Locations offered
Crawley
Attendance types
Part-time only
Delivery mode
Internal
Starting dates
March or November each year
Weekly first year time commitment
For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook
Standard full-time completion
1 semester
Maximum time to complete
2 years
Contact details: course information
Faculty of Science
Centre for Forensic Science
forensic@uwa.edu.au
Ask UWA
6488 7286
Course code
51290
Additional information