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Graduate Certificate in Criminal Investigation

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; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2015;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

Take all units (24 points):

N/AFNSC5501Evidence in Investigations 1
NSFNSC5502Evidence in Investigations 2
NSFNSC5507Contemporary Issues in Investigation Management
N/AFNSC5508Introduction to Forensic Science

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.

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  1. Admission Requirements
  2. English competency

Admission Requirements

A UWA bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject area, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

Qualifications and experience in a relevant field which are considered by the Faculty to be equivalent to the qualifications specified in.

A current National Police Certificate indicating no criminal conviction. (Currency of National Police Certificate is 12 months);

A current certification of tetanus protection.

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.  

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How to apply

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

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  1. How to apply
  2. Fees
  3. Contact details - admission information

How to apply

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

Fees

Annual fee: $12000.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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  1. Application Deadlines
  2. Contact details - admission information

Application Deadlines

Contact details - admission information

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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
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