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PDC61250 - Understanding Crime and Deviance in the Community

Course Details

Course Summary

What is considered deviant is not always criminal. Police resources are often consumed by crimes of deviance: crimes which go against the accepted social norms, yet many consider that rapid social change is associated with crime due to the breakdown of social norms. This online micro-credential explores problem-orientated policing of crime and deviance as they occur in the community and outlines theoretical concepts which can be used when discussing street and gang-related crimes.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

The fee for this micro-credential will be $90.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for students enrolling in this micro-credential.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $90
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Justice and Law Enforcement

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

4 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss what is a crime hotspot and how can it be used by police
  2. Discuss problem-orientated policing
  3. Discuss a number of theoretical concepts which can be used when discussing street and gang-related crimes.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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