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BP295 - Bachelor of Criminology and Psychology
Plan: BP295P16 - Bachelor of Criminology and Psychology
Campus: City Campus
Program Learning Outcomes Statement
As a graduate of this program you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
- Discover practical skills in interviewing, risk assessment and case management suited to a variety of criminal justice and criminological settings.
- Identify and examine contemporary Criminological issues of local and global significance.
- Recognise the social and environmental causes and impacts of crime and justice, both independently and in collaboration with others.
- Create effective communications on criminological topics in a range of formats, and demonstrate awareness of social and cultural diversity relevant to communicating in criminal justice settings.
- Apply the theory and principles of Criminology to active and outcomes-focused learning.
- Demonstrate logical, critical and creative thinking to propose solutions to a range of Criminological and criminal justice problems.
- Understand appropriate and relevant fundamental and applied evidence based knowledge and undertake life long learning to improve personal and professional practice
- Demonstrate a capacity to employ a variety of approaches and procedures to research to permit judgements and decisions to be supported by appropriate evidence that places practice within a global and local context.
- Applies knowledge to diagnose and solve problems in a wide range of diverse situations, with an ability to work independently or with others and incorporate the analysis of evidence based scientific literature to solve psychological problems.
- Engage in dialogue with a diverse range of people and communicate in a broad range of forms (written, electronic, graphic, oral) to meet the circumstances of the situation and the capabilities of the audience.
- Maintain tolerance and respect for individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds, holding diverse values, adhering to professional expectations and demonstrating ethical behaviour.Develop collaborative partnerships with colleagues, other professionals and the community that build on the capacity of others and develop open and flexible relationships that adapt to evolving needs and aspirations.
- Develop collaborative partnerships with colleagues, other professionals and the community that build on the capacity of others and develop open and flexible relationships that adapt to evolving needs and aspirations.
The Psychology program learning outcomes are derived from guidelines set by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and consultation with key stakeholders.
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