Queensland University of Technology
Area of Study
Criminal Justice, Justice Studies
Taught In English
24 credits of previous study
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
This unit is concerned with the role of technology in facilitating and enabling crime. The pervasiveness of technology across all aspects of society has seen the face of crime change in recent decades. This transition provides many challenges to law enforcement in terms of policing crime in both offline and online environments. This unit will examine the many forms of cybercrime and provide an introduction to crime in the virtual world.Learning OutcomesBy the conclusion of this unit you should be able to:1. discuss and analyse cybercrime, in terms of how it is defined and what it encompasses2. identify the risks and challenges associated with technology and its impact on crime3. develop methods to evaluate effective policing and crime prevention strategies against cybercrime4. express ideas clearly in a written format.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.