Higher Certificate in Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigations

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Law
Department: Law - Continuing Education Programmes (CEP)
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Higher Certificate in Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigations
Programme Code: F4CJFQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 5
NQF Credits: 128
SAQA: 102428

Application Start Date: 1 Apr 2022
Application End Date: 15 Feb 2023

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: Ms Esmeralde du Plessis 011 559-2328
Email: esmeraldedp@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 

1 Year

Programme Fees


The programme on Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigations provides students with an initial basic understanding of applicable legal theory in criminal justice and teaches students how to deal with the legal problems and practical situations that he or she may encounter in his or her professional capacity. This programme consists of four modules which investigate the legal implications of the investigative and auditing functions of the forensic investigator. Persons involved in the internal investigation of financial records, improper conduct or criminal activities such as fraud and theft will find this programme of particular interest.

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate and three years work experience in the Investigation field.

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