Units of Study

CRIM2601 - Studying Crime and Criminology

Semester 1, 2019  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Allen George
Phone: +61 2 9351 3319
Email: allen.george@sydney.edu.au


This unit explores definitions of crime, criminological theories of crime causation, and core concepts and research methods in criminology. It examines key features of criminal justice institutions and crime justice policy, and addresses contemporary debates about crime in relation to topics such as gender, race, ethnicity, and youth offending.


1x 1000wd Reflective essay (20%), 1x 1500wd Research essay (30%), 1x 2000wd Take home exercise (40%), Participation (10%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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