On this post, I’ll list out Criminology courses and courses related to Criminology which will benefit students who do not wish to study Criminology course itself. I know for certain that there are two category students reading this and I will try to make sure I answer both categories.

As mentioned earlier, some of you are reading this to know courses similar or related Criminology while others want to know Criminology course outlines. That is, Criminology courses (subjects) you will learn at the university.
Firstly, let me address courses that are related to Criminology. Students who study any of the related course below can work with a Security firm. Remember, Criminology in itself is a course you can study, albeit a good one with competitive job opportunities.

If you study any of these courses related to Criminology as listed below, you set yourself aside from the crowd because unlike Criminology which is encompassing, these courses are focused area within the field of Security;

Criminology Course Outlines
Now, these are Criminology courses you will study or be taught while preparing you to be a Criminology graduate. Normally, a course outline should contain; course name, course description, course hours etc…

I will only list out the course names excluding GST to avoid too much information and there is no guarantee that the listed subjects (courses) here will be fully covered in your school except for Nigeria Universities. Nevertheless, you will meet 97% of Criminology courses listed here.

These are the list of Criminology Courses

  1. Basic Security and Security threats
  2. Business Creation and Growth
  3. Citizens and the State
  4. Concepts and Practice of Peace Building  
  5. Constitutional Law
  6. Contemporary Issues in Criminology and Securities
  7. Criminal Law
  8. Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration
  9. Domestic Violence
  10. Education for Peace
  11. Elements of Political Science
  12. Emergency, Riot and Disaster Control Management
  13. Ethnography and social structure of Nigeria
  14. Field Observations
  15. Forensic Science
  16. Foundations of Political Economy
  17. Globalisation and Peace
  18. Human Rights Law
  19. Information System Security Management
  20. Introduction to Conflict Resolution
  21. Introduction to Conflict Transformation
  22. Introduction to Criminology
  23. Introduction to Law
  24. Introduction to Peace Studies
  25. Introduction to Psychology
  26. Introduction to Sociology
  27. Juvenile Institutions and Juvenile Corrections
  28. Language and Information Management in Peace & Conflict Resolution
  29. Language and National Development
  30. Legal and Social Framework of Private Security Services
  31. Measurements and Patterns of Crimes and Delinquency
  32. Media and Society
  33. Methods of Social Research
  34. Nigerian Legal System
  35. Policing and Law Enforcement in Nigeria
  36. Principles of Economics
  37. Principles of Security Practice and Management
  38. Prisons and Correction of Offenders in Nigeria
  39. Professional Ethics in Law Enforcement & Security Management
  40. Safety Management for Loss Prevention
  41. Security Planning, Development and Organization
  42. Sociology of Crime and Delinquency
  43. Sociology of Law
  44. Special Categories of Offenders
  45. Technical/Electronics Aspects of Security
  46. The Nature of Global Terrorism
  47. The Sociology of Punishment and Corrections
  48. Theory of Crime and Crime Control
  49. Traditional and Informal Mechanisms of Crime
  50. Traffic/Road Safety and Equipment
  51. Types and Analysis of Security Threats
  52. Urban Violence and Security
  53. Victims of Crimes and Human Rights Violations

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