Diploma in Criminology and Security Studies - Zetech University

Diploma in Criminology and Security Studies

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This programme will offer skills in research techniques and skills required to implement institutional reforms in criminology and security industries. The current upsurge  and threat of insecurity in the world calls for an understanding of criminal aspects, theories and criminal judicial processes, rehabilitation and probation of crimes in order to create a more stable and secure society. Through this course, graduates are empowered to effectively handle correctional challenges in society and use their knowledge to participate in the rehabilitation process in society as well as advice on the necessary security measures to reduce crime.

Career Opportunities

  • Security Analysts
  • Forensic Investigators
  • Police Officer
  • Private Investigators
  • Scholars
  • Private Guards
  • Probation Officers

Programme Goals

  • Identify and explore the different approaches to security issues in the world and build on the ability to monitor and maintain security.
  • Equip graduates with abilities to identify, conduct investigations, monitor and analyse data; through the understanding of criminal science to boost security in an increasingly technology world.
  • To meet the high demand for security personnel in the public, private sectors and academia in criminal research.

Duration of Programme

  • Four (4) trimesters

Entry Requirements

  • An aggregate grade of C-(C Minus) and above in K.C.S.E
  • Minimum grade of D- in Either English or Kiswahili
  • Minimum grade of D- in either Mathematics/Business Studies/Geography/History/CRE/Computer Studies/Agriculture

Learning Outcomes

  • Enable the understanding of criminal aspects, theories and criminal judicial processes, rehabilitation and probation of crimes.
  • An awareness of the current issues facing crime in the world, the ability to analyse and provide alternative solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work in different teams across diverse cultural settings and environment in the security sector.  
  • Develop persons passionate about solving insecurity challenges affecting the world

Next intake September 2020

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