The Postgraduate Degree Specialization Certificate (P.G.D.S.C.) in Corrections is a specialized postgraduate training program, targeted to practitioners in the field of corrections. This largely applied training program designed for senior corrections managers, has as its underlying goal to enhance correctional effectiveness and community safety by ensuring participants are equipped with the advanced knowledge and skills that will support the consistent and effective application of evidence-based corrections programming and practices and active leadership in corrections research and evaluation within the agencies and jurisdictions they represent.
Postgraduate Degree Specialization Certificate (P.G.D.S.C.)
- Completion of a Master's degree from a recognized University in one of Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Social Work, or another relevant graduate degree in the Human Services area with a 70% average for coursework completed within that degree;
- Current employment with and written letter of nomination from the sponsoring corrections agency (employer) confirming commitment to participate.
Students must maintain continuous registration in
- This course-based program consists of the following courses, totaling 26 credit units, to be completed during full-time enrolment over a two-year period:
- if research involves human subjects
- if research involves animal subjects
- Year 1:
- Year 2: