Criminology is the scientific approach to studying criminal behavior. It is the body of knowledge regarding crime as a social phenomenon including the process of making and breaking laws, of reacting towards the breaking of laws. Criminology undertakes the study of general principles and of other types of knowledge regarding this process of law, crime and treatment.

For Whom?

The course is open to Law enforcement officers e.g. Police, Prisons, Customs, Immigration, NDLEA, Traffic officers, Civil Defence Corp, Social Welfare officers, Ministries of Justice, Pastors/Imams and knowledge seeking individuals.

  • Degree, HND, ND and other professional certificate holders are eligible.
  • Candidates who are is currently serving in any of the above-listed organizations with working experience are eligible.
  • Mature candidate with reasonable working experience in business, politics, religious leader and right activists can apply.
Course Outline
  1. Law and Criminology
  2. Crime and Criminology
  3. The Nature of Crime
  4. Victims / Victimization
  5. Theories of Crime Causation
  6. Crime and Social Structure
  7. Crime Typologies
  8. Crime Enterprise
  9. Public Order Crime
  10. Cyber Crime and Technology
  11. Terrorism
Faculty Details
Type Of Course:

Advanced Executive Certificate Course


2 Months

Number Of Seats*:




Tuition Fee

National: N120000

* Information only related to the National Call for Applications

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