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CRI1105 Psychology and Criminal Justice
Credit Points: 15

In this unit, students apply psychological principles to legal matters. Therefore, students develop an understanding of the primary theoretical perspectives within psychology. Students also develop an understanding of the three stages of the criminal justice system the investigatory, the evidentiary and the dispositional stages. Students also develop an understanding of how psychological principles can inform our understanding of what occurs in each stage of the criminal justice system.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C25Associate Degree in Criminology and Justice
K13Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Criminology and Justice)
G81Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
K16Bachelor of Criminology and Juvenile Justice
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
V72Bachelor of Laws
K50Bachelor of Laws
Y67Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
K30Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
E73Bachelor of Science (Security and Justice Studies)
MIAABSCriminology and Justice Minor
T11University Certificate in Behavioural Analysis
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013