• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Criminology
  • Specialisation code CRIM-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate

We offer a Criminology specialisation to give you an introductory understanding of the area that is also a pathway to a Masters degree in the discipline.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. critically apply theoretical frameworks and research techniques to understanding national and international issues and problems;
  2. relate Criminology to its wider cultural and societal context;
  3. critically evaluate ideas and develop creative solutions to complex problems; and
  4. communicate and debate complex issues both orally and in writing, using a variety of media.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ANTH6516 Violence and Terror 6
CRIM6000 The Illicit Economy 6
CRIM6001 Criminal Behaviour 6
CRIM6002 Organised Crime: Understanding a Global Phenomenon 6
CRIM6003 Controversies in Crime Control 6
CRIM6004 Dimensions of Crime: Identifying and Controlling Offenders 6
CRIM6005 Alcohol, Drugs and Crime: Promoting Health and Preventing Consequences 6
CRIM6006 Young People and Crime: Developmental Criminology and its Discontents 6
CRIM6007 Doing Criminology: Research and Practice in Crime and Criminal Justice 6
SOCY6055 Cybercrime: An Introduction 6
SOCY6063 Corruption in Our World 6
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