This unit provides an examination of research methods in the context of criminology. The relationship between theory and methodology is explored. The production of knowledge about crime is critically assessed. Sources and forms of crime data are discussed and their significance is assessed. Research design, evaluation and analysis are also studied.
class participation (10%), 2000wd research problem (30%) and 4000wd research proposal (60%)
Core unit for MCrim and GradDipCrim students and co-requisite for other criminology units.