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Unit details

ACR203 - Crime, Victims and Justice

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

ASL224

Unit chair:K Fitz-Gibbon
Prerequisite:

4 credit points at any level

Corequisite:

 Nil

Incompatible with:

ASL224

Contact hours:

Campus: 4-5 x 3 hour Seminars per Trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit examines different categories of victims, theoretical perspectives on victimisation and the key issues that arise in the treatment of victims at various stages of the criminal justice process. Topics covered include victim typologies, sexual assault victimisation, victims of violent crime, victims of international crimes, victims at the border and victims of the Australian criminal justice system. The unit encourages students to critically consider the ways that victims are responded to by the various agencies of the criminal justice system, the media and the community.

Assessment

  • Self-Reflection (500 words – 25%)
  • Presentation (1000 words or equivalent –25%)
  • Research Essay (2000 words – 50%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2338$2516

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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