Please note that PD-ARTS Postgraduate Diploma in Arts will no longer be accepting new applications as of the 1st January 2015, the program from 2015 will be offered as GDA-ARTS Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced). Please refer to the correct handbook entry for program information for commencing students from 2015.
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Intended learning outcomes
Students who complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation should:
- have a rounded knowledge of criminological theory regarding the nature of crime and its control;
- acquire skills in research procedures for the analysis of criminological issues, including the ability to plan and organise research;
- gain an understanding of major elements of public policy debates relating to crime and its control, especially as these impact upon various parts of the criminal justice system;
- develop an overview of the emerging alternatives posed for organising various aspects of the criminal justice system;
- receive instruction and advice, and have experience, in writing a preparatory research thesis on a criminological topic.