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ASL221 - Crime Prevention and Security

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Offering information:

This unit is offered in Trimesters 1 and 3 in alternating years; Trimester 3 odd years, Trimester 1 even years

Enrolment modes:(G, X)
Credit point(s):1

Trimester 3

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Whelan
Incompatible with: ASL321
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access.
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This unit introduces students to the various ways in which we think about and respond to crime prevention and reduction. The Unit examines the key policies and practices that have developed in Australia and internationally to address the 'problem of crime'. But the Unit also develops and appreciation of the political, social, economic and cultural values expressed through crime prevention and reduction policies and programmes as well as historical, contemporary and comparative analysis.


Policy Report (2000 words – 50%)

Presentation (2000 words or equivalent – 50%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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