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Studying Crime and Criminology - CRIM2601

Year - 2020

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.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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


12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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