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ASL214 - Criminological Research Methods

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Enrolment modes:(G, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:N Asquith
Prerequisite:

Students cannot enrol without successfully completing one unit in (ASL112, ASL113) and one unit in (ASL209, ASL309)

Incompatible with: ASL310 and ASL314
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit examines issues concerning designing criminological research, including research ethics, methodology and data collection, theoretical approaches to research, reviewing existing literature, presenting research findings and the politics of criminological research. The unit explores research methods from a critical perspective, using a combination of evidence from Australia, the UK and the United States. On successful completion of this unit, students will have acquired the skills to conceptualise and operationalise a research topic, and design a research proposal to investigate a criminological issue.

Assessment

On campus:

Literature Review 1000 words 20%, Research Proposal 2500 words 60%, Tutorial Participation and Online Exercises 20%

 

Off campus:

Literature Review 1000 words 20%, Research Proposal 2500 words 60%, Online Exercises 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2192$2359

* 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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