This is the same as the unit previously coded LAW615. Only the code has changed.
Pre-requisites are applicable to non-Law students, as well as to Law students. Those wishing to study this unit who do not meet the pre-requisites should contact the Law Manager Academic Administration about a possible pre-requisite waiver.
Semester 2 Off campus offering is only available for outbound exchange students studying an equivalent unit overseas on approved international exchange.
The unit seeks an understanding of the nature of crime, its incidence, explanations for it and society's response to it. Studies cover: the phenomenon of crime, why some forms of conduct are criminalised; theories and explanations of crime and selected criminological and contemporary issues.
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Dr Caroline Spiranovic
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||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.
|LAW204 OR LAW254 AND LAW255 AND LAW251 AND LAW253 AND LAW250 AND LAW252 AND LAW256 OR LAW221 AND LAW226 AND LAW205 AND LAW223 AND LAW224 AND LAW225 AND LAW222 OR LAW223 AND LAW351 AND LAW221 AND LAW222 AND LAW224 AND LAW352 AND LAW253|
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 50-min lecture and 1 x 120-min seminar weekly
1 x 2,000-word assignment (50%), seminar presentation (25%), seminar participation (25%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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