ACR201 - Issues in Criminal Justice

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

ASL204, ASL304

EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Nil

Prerequisite:

Students must complete unit ACR101 and ACR102, plus 2 credit points at any level

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASL204, ASL304

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 1-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week

Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

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.

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