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Area/Catalogue
JUST 2013

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
165501

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

This course provides an introduction to the principles, approaches and methods of criminal investigation. Students will examine the methods of collecting evidence and the utility and development of intelligence products to support criminal investigations. Students will examine the roles of the agencies within Australian Intelligence Community.

Course content

This course examines criminal investigation principles and approaches; crime scene identification, preservation and examination; police approaches to search, seizure and the maintenance of evidence for exhibit purposes. Students will apply strategic thinking and intelligence analysis in the development of intelligence products to support criminal investigation processes. Students will examine the roles and the relationships between key agencies comprising the Australian Intelligence Community.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online N/A x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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