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ACR101 - Introducing Crime and Criminology

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

ASL113

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:E Ryan
Prerequisite:

 Nil

Corequisite:

 Nil

Incompatible with:

ASL113

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit introduces students to the various ways in which we think about and respond to crime and its control. It introduces some of the key frameworks for understanding and explaining crime and examines some of the main types of crime. Examples include crimes between persons, groups and organisations, and crimes at local, national and international levels. The unit also provides a foundation for future study in criminology subjects.

Assessment

Knowledge and Skills Audit (ePortfolio) 10%

Online Exercises 10%

Research and Writing Exercise 1500 words 40%

Examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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