Specialist Certificate in Criminology (Forensic Disability)

Course overview

  • 1 year part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - March


The Specialist Certificate in Criminology (Forensic Disability) is a uniquely tailored course designed for professionals working with offenders with a disability.

This course provides an up-to-date understanding of key concepts and issues, including theoretical and practical training in the assessment (including risk assessment) and management of forensic disability populations, and the complex professional and ethical issues encountered when working with this challenging group.

Who is this course for?

This truly interdisciplinary course is highly relevant to practitioners currently working in a number of sectors, including disability, psychology, social work, psychiatry, medical practice, health, legal practice, law enforcement and corrections.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.


You may also be interested in the Specialist Certificate in Criminology (Offender Management). Completion of this course may also assist with entry to the Master of Criminology.