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Criminology Honours (BCrim(Hons))


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Title Criminology Honours (BCrim(Hons))
Course Code H1271
Study Level Bachelor's Honours (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Associate Professor Guy Hall | Email: G.Hall@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 6033

Qualification Bachelor of Criminology Honours (BCrim(Hons))
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Description The aim of Honours is to extend the student's grasp of the principles and practice of their subject, and to develop the ability for independent research.

An Honours qualification of 2A is normally required for admission to higher research degree study.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Completion of a Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent in the same discipline or cognate area with a Distinction average; subject to availability of a suitable supervisor and approval by the Dean of the School. Students interested in Honours enrolment are advised to contact the Law School Office before application to discuss supervision of their potential research.

English competence.
Apply Online Applications can be made online at http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/OnlineApplicationsHonours
Course Learning Outcomes Students graduating from the Bachelor of Criminology (Honours) will be able to:
1 Plan and execute, with some independence a research-based project or piece of scholarship that demonstrates in-depth understanding and critical analysis of area/s in Criminology.
2. Demonstrate advanced theoretical knowledge and critically reflect on, synthesise and evaluate information, problems, concepts and theories.
3. Communicate a coherent and sustained argument explaining and disseminating research results and conclusions.
4. Apply knowledge of research, research integrity and ethics to plan and execute a research based project or piece of scholarship.
Employment Prospects Criminologist, policy analyst
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 24 credit points

Coursework - 9 credit points

Core Units - 9 credit points

CRM545 Research Preparation for Criminology Honours - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

EDU610 Introduction to Research for Educators - 6 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Thesis - 15 credit points

CRM549 Honours Thesis in Criminology - 15 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external, Y-internal, Y-external

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