MLL214 - Criminal Law
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Laws students only)|
|Contact hours:||4 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week|
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.
The unit aims to introduce students to the basic principles of criminal law and current theories concerning the nature and purpose of criminal liability and punishment. Students will also be required to examine the principal criminal offences and the defences to those offences. Topics include: definition of crime; nature and purpose of the criminal law; the role and utility of criminal law and punishment; elements of criminal liability; participants in criminal activity; attempt, homicide and other offences against the person; property offences; and defences to liability.
Written Assignment (Problem Question) 2000-3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.