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ACR201 - Issues in Criminal Justice

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

ASL204, ASL304

Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Diarmaid Harkin

Prerequisite:

ACR101 and ACR102 plus 2 credit points at any level.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASL204, ASL304

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 is a core unit in Criminology. It builds on ACR101 and ACR102 to critically examine a host of issues relating to criminal justice, including notions of justice, issues in policing, corrections and punishment. The unit requires students to engage with core debates in criminology in relation to the operations of the criminal justice system.

Assessment

Portfolio, 10%

Group Assignment, 40%, 1600 words

Report, 50%, 2000 words

Unit Fee Information

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