This course offers students an opportunity for the advanced study of a special topic in crime, criminology, or criminal justice practice. The course content will vary from year to year in response to new and emerging theoretical and practical issues in the field.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Source and evaluate information and data about criminology in Australia;
- Explain key theoretical and practical issues in criminology in written and/or oral form, at a level consistent with the expectations of the discipline; and,
- Use criminological theory and understanding to interpret and apply the material covered in the course.
Indicative AssessmentTutorial and Wattle participation (10%) [learning outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Individual assessment tasks to a total of 4500 words or equivalent, which may include an examination and/or oral presentation (90%) [learning outcomes 1, 2, 3]
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WorkloadThe mode of delivery for this course may be either in person or intensive:
In person: 130 hours of total student learning time made up from:a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Intensive: 130 hours of total student learning time made up from:a) 36 hours of lectures and tutorials taught intensively.b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsAll readings and texts required for this course will be posted on the course Wattle site.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
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