Department of Correctional Services

Type: N/A
Duration: Full Time / Part Time

This programme equips students to operate at a management level within the Department of Correctional Services. It prepares students for management-level positions, whether at a correctional facility or in national policy-making and strategy. The programme has a strong focus on correctional services management, correctional services law system and corrections science.

Type: undergraduate diploma

Duration: 3 years part time

Compulsory Subjects

 

First year subjects:

 

 

    • Management

 

    • Correctional science

 

    • Introduction to fundamental penology

 

    • Introduction to correction science

 

    • Penitentiary penology

 

    • Correctional skills

 

    • Introduction to law

 

    • Skills course for law students

 

    • End-user computing

 

 

Second year subjects:

 

 

    • Management

 

    • Correctional science

 

    • Fundamental penology

 

    • Social dynamics in a correctional centre

 

    • Community corrections

 

    • Fundamental rights

 

    • The correctional service act

 

 

Third year subjects:

 

 

    • Correctional services management

 

    • Correctional science

 

    • Unit and case management

 

    • Youth corrections

 

    • Offender development

 
Careers: correctional service manager.

Source: www.unisa.ac.za


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