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CRI3107 Offender Profiling
Credit Points: 15

This unit introduces students to the concept, theory and practice of offender profiling. Students will be introduced to offender profiling procedures and their capacity to inform criminal investigations. As part of this, the unit will explore the history and development of this investigative technique as well as the theories that underpin the practice of offender profilers. The various techniques employed by offender profilers will be examined and students will develop the skills necessary to construct a profile of an offender.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K13Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Criminology and Justice)
G81Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
K30Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
E73Bachelor of Science (Security and Justice Studies)
MAAAAUCriminology Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013