ACR201 - Issues in Criminal Justice

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

ASL204, ASL304

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Richard Evans


ACR101 and ACR102 plus 2 credit points at any level



Incompatible with:

ASL204, ASL304

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit is a core unit in Criminology. It builds on ACR101 and ACR102 to critically examine a host of issues relating to criminal justice, including notions of justice, issues in policing, corrections and punishment. The unit requires students to engage with core debates in criminology in relation to the operations of the criminal justice system.


Portfolio, 10%

Group Assignment, 40%, 1600 words

Report, 50%, 2000 words

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