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ACR303 - Criminology Practicum

Offering information:

*Burwood (Melbourne) offering available from 2016

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 (Burwood (Melbourne)*, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (Online))

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Previously coded as:

ASL311

Unit chair:W O'Brien
Prerequisite:

For students commencing from 2014:
ACR101, ACR102, ACR201 and ACR202 plus 4 credit points at level 2.
For students commencing prior to 2014:
Any four credit points of ASL coded units (including ASL209).

Corequisite:

Student must be enrolled in courses A329, D380, D390, D335, D329

Incompatible with:

ASL311

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 draws together key concepts, themes and debates in criminology and applies them to current issues. The unit brings the workplace to students by way of running regular practitioner-driven seminars with key employers of criminology graduates. The regular seminars will be accompanied with online activities and discussions where students will bridge the divide between ‘theory’ and ‘practice’. Students will be required to complete an electronic portfolio that serves to enhance knowledge and skills in criminology and can be used as an employment resource for ongoing career development.

Assessment

  • Group Assignment (4000 words or equivalent – 50%)
  • Self-Reflection (ePortfolio) (4000 words or equivalent – 50%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1538$1538$4676$5032

* 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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