Courses & Units

Special Topics in Criminology HGA238

Introduction

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'.

Summary

Unit name Special Topics in Criminology
Unit code HGA238
Credit points 12.5
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

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at 100 level

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HGA321

Teaching

AssessmentPublic Communication (25%)|Tutorial Participation/Other Participation (10%)|Assignment (25%)|Assignment (40%)
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Textbooks

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