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ACR201 - Issues in Criminal Justice

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

ASL204, ASL304

Unit chair:R Evans
Prerequisite:

ACR101 and ACR102 plus 2 credit points at any level.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASL204, ASL304

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment

Content

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.

Assessment

  • Self-Reflection (ePortfolio) (10%)
  • Group Assignment (1600 words or equivalent – 40%)
  • Policy Report (2000 words – 50%)

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