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CJI302: International Security Studies for Criminal Investigation

CJI302: International Security Studies for Criminal Investigation

Course Description


This advanced-level course offers a comprehensive exploration of international security studies in the context of criminal investigation. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical frameworks, practical approaches, and key concepts that underpin the field. By delving into the complexities of global security challenges, with a particular emphasis on criminal investigations, students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze and address these pressing issues.


Throughout the course, students will engage with various theoretical frameworks to critically evaluate and interpret international security phenomena. They will examine the historical evolution of international security theories and their applicability to criminal investigation. By studying prominent concepts and frameworks, students will acquire a solid foundation for comprehending the multifaceted nature of global security challenges.


By the end of the course, students will have acquired a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between international security studies and criminal investigation. They will be equipped with the necessary tools to critically analyze global security challenges and propose effective strategies for addressing them within the realm of criminal investigation. Additionally, students will have developed research, analytical, and communication skills that are valuable for both academic pursuits and professional careers in the field of international security and criminal investigation.


Learning Outcomes


  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of international security studies and its relevance to criminal investigation.

  • Analyze and evaluate various theoretical frameworks and key concepts in international security studies as they apply to criminal investigation.

  • Identify and critically assess global security challenges, particularly in the context of criminal investigations.

  • Apply theoretical knowledge to practical approaches and strategies in criminal investigation, considering the complexities of international security.

  • Engage in critical discussions on international security topics, demonstrating the ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate diverse perspectives.

  • Conduct independent research and apply research methods to investigate and analyze international security issues in criminal investigation.

  • Develop advanced analytical skills to evaluate the effectiveness of international criminal investigations and propose improvements or alternative strategies.

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in presenting research findings, arguments, and analysis related to international security studies in criminal investigation.

  • Understand and critically assess the ethical and legal implications of international security efforts in the context of criminal investigation.

  • Integrate knowledge gained from the course to effectively analyze and address emerging security challenges and future trends in international criminal investigation.

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