Core unit for Criminology major
In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and contributing to debates about: (i) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims and offenders, violent crime, white collar crime); (ii) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrective services); (iii) the relationship between specific social groups (young people, women and Indigenous Australians) and the criminal justice system; (iv) responses to crime (media, police, court and alternatives, crime prevention).
|Unit name||Crime and Criminal Justice|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
Dr Loene Howes
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2019: $820.00||2019: $2,037.00||090301|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On Campus (Hobart): 2 hour lecture weekly, 1 fortnightly tutorial
Online quizzes (20%); 2,500 word assignment (40%); 2 hour exam (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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