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Diploma in Crime Management and Prevention - Kenyatta University

As a student of Crime Management and Prevention, you will explore the complex questions around why crime happens, how offenders should be dealt with and how crime can be prevented.

 Diploma  4 semesters  Fulltime Fee: on application
KU
Public University Ruiru - Constituency, Kiambu - County

As a student of Crime Management and Prevention, you will explore the complex questions around why crime happens, how offenders should be dealt with and how crime can be prevented. You will examine the individual, social, legal and political forces that shape both crime and how it is controlled. In addition, you will study the workings of criminal justice agencies like the police, courts, prisons and probation as well as the private companies and voluntary groups who have increasing roles in offender management and crime prevention.

Entry requirements

The common regulations for the Diploma Programmes in Kenyatta University shall apply.

The general regulations for the Diploma Programmes in the concerned school of humanities shall apply.

The following will be eligible for admission.

  • Any diploma or degree holder from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
  • A-Level certificate holder or K.A.C.E. and its equivalent.
  • Minimum grade C (plain) at K.C.S.E. or Division 3 at K.C.E. or its equivalent.
  • Holders of a certificate in Crime Management and Prevention from recognized institutions with relevant work experience.

Diploma in Crime Management and Prevention - course content

The Diploma in Crime Management and Prevention at Kenyatta University is a 4-semester course. In the 1stt, 2nd and 3rd semesters, a student will be required to take six units, four of which must be core and the rest two electives respectively. In the 4th semester the student will take any four units and Research Project writing equivalent to 2 units.

COURSE STRUCTURE
Semester I                                                  
ASC 010 Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology
ASC 011 Introduction to Social and Criminal Psychology
ASC 012 Introduction to Criminology
ASC 013 Introduction to Psychology
ELECTIVES
ASC 014 Social Problems and Deviance
ASC 015 Social Change and Development
ASC 016 Victimology
SEMESTER TWO
CORE UNITS
ASC 020 Introduction to Law and Society
ASC 021 Methods of Social Inquiry
ASC 022 Introduction to Criminal Justice
ASC 023 Theories of Crime
ELECTIVES
ASC 024 Effects of crime
ASC 025 Community based corrections and Crime Prevention Programmes
SEMESTER THREE
CORE UNITS
ASC 030 Criminal justice policy
ASC 031 Foundations of Social statistics
ASC 032 Crime, Culture and Society
ASC 033 Correctional and Rehabilitative Systems
ELECTIVES
ASC 034 Gender and Crime
ASC 035 Methods of Detecting Crime
ASC 036 Contemporary Issues in Criminology
ASC 037 Counseling
SEMESTER FOUR
ASC 040 Penology
ASC 041 Policing in Society
ASC 042 Juvenile Delinquency and Justice Systems
ASC 043 Criminal Law and Justice
ASC 044 Crime and Public Policy
ASC 045 Information Technology and Crime
ASC 046 Police Administration
ELECTIVES
ASC 047 Management Techniques
ASC 048 Research Project

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