This unit is designed to provide an opportunity for you to participate in engaging topics in Criminology. The topic offered will vary each year to reflect the expertise of staff. It will showcase emerging research and practice of an area This unit is designed to provide an opportunity for you to participate in engaging topics in Criminology. The topic offered will vary each year to reflect the expertise of staff. It will showcase emerging research and practice of an area within Criminology. Whichever topic is offered, the unit will explore relevant theory, methods, practical applications and analysis of particular crime and criminal justice topics. Previous offerings in the unit have included 'Historical Criminology' and 'Crime Prevention and Counter-Terrorism'.
|Unit name||Special Topics in Criminology|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
|Coordinator||Doctor Loene Howes|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- Discuss debates about crime and criminality in relation to [the special topic].
- Explain the theoretical underpinnings and scope of applied practice within [the special topic].
- Critically analyse aspects of [the special topic], identifying practical implications that flow from the analysis.
- Communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
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Prerequisites25 points at 100 level
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:HGA321
|Assessment||Public Communication (25%)|Tutorial Participation/Other Participation (10%)|Assignment (25%)|Assignment (40%)|
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