Professional Certificate in Criminal Justice

Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course introduction

This course will expose students to a wide spectrum of theories and data on criminal justice, provocative real-world examples and the latest developments from the field, including the intricate workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems; the concepts and processes of justice, and key policy issues.

Course Outline

  • Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Nature and Extent of Crime
  • Understanding Crime and Victimization
  • Criminal Law
  • Public Policing and Public Security
  • Police Organizational Role and Function
  • Issues in Policing
  • Police and the Rule of Law
  • Court Structure and Personnel
  • Pretrial and Trial Procedures
  • Punishment and Sentencing
  • Community Sentences, Probation etc
  • Corrections, History, Institutions and Populations
  • Prisons Life
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Crime and Justice in the New Millenium

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Our Lecturers

All our lecturers are selected based on their subject expertise, experience and dedication. They are required to possess at least a Masters in their subject expertise. With their years of work experience, they will also be able to illustrate topics in class with real world examples. We are committed to provide a high standard of service by promoting an environment conductive to student learning through a low student-teacher ratio of 30:1. Currently, we have 50 adjunct lecturers.

Details of our lecturers can be found on our website.