Open to students of Law, Criminology, Sociology, Police Studies or Psychology.
University of Tasmania students who meet the requisites may enrol via eStudent if they have confirmed with their Faculty that the unit fits within their degree structure.
The University will accept applications from students who meet the requisites and are studying in these disciplines at other universities. They can apply to enrol on a cross-institutional study basis towards their degree. Cross-institutional study application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the Forms website: http://www.utas.edu.au/enrolments/forms-and-files
Sex Crimes and Criminals is an applied, interdisciplinary unit taught by criminal lawyers, psychologists and criminologists. It examines the nature and prevalence of sex crimes, impacts upon survivors ('victims') and the profiles of sex offenders.
The unit explores key challenges facing the criminal justice system in responding to sexual offending, including public attitudes, difficulties associated with detection and prosecution, and complexities driven by digital technology.
This unit is designed for students of law, criminology, police studies, psychology and sociology – tomorrow's lawyers, policy makers, police officers, psychologists, social workers and researchers.
|Unit name||Sex Crimes and Criminals|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
Faculty of Law
Dr Helen Cockburn
Dr Jeremy Prichard, Dr Helen Cockburn, Dr Caroline Spiranovic and Dr David Plater
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Please check you System Requirements if you are attending via Distance/Off-Campus.
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,615.00||099903|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Completion of 200 pts of university study (ie 16 x 12.5pt units). This unit is open to students of Law, Criminology, Sociology, Police Studies or Psychology.
E-portfolio (33%), 1,500 assignment (33%), 3 hour closed book exam (34%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
Co-op Bookshop links
The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.