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Criminology (BA) (Discontinued)


    Title Criminology (BA)
    Course Code B1316; B1316A
    Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
    Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
    Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
    Qualification Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Criminology
    Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
    Some units only: Murdoch campus (external)
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    Domestic - Undergraduate - Commonwealth supported - commenced 2010 or later

    Domestic - Undergraduate - Full fee paying - commenced any year

    International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2014

    International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2015 to 2017

    Course Plans

    For assistance with course planning, please contact your Student Advisor.

    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 - 72 credit points

    Part I - 24 credit points

    Year 1 - 24 credit points

    Transition Unit - 3 credit points

    BAR100 Academic Learning Skills - 3 points
    Not available this year

    Breadth Unit for Degree - 3 credit points

    BAR150 Ideas and Identity - 3 points
    Not available this year

    Core Units - 12 credit points

    The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

    LEG100 Law, Justice and Social Policy - 3 points

    CRM120 Criminological Research Methods - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

    CRM100 Introduction to Criminology - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

    BJU150 Law in Context - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

    General Electives - 6 credit points

    Select from any 100-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites. Students are advised to consider using General Elective points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Any recommended double majors and minors will be included in the major's description.

    Part II - 48 credit points

    University-Wide Breadth Units - 6 credit points  Unit List

    Select from the prescribed list of University-Wide Breadth Units. A unit cannot be used to satisfy both this Breadth Unit requirement and the requirements of a major or minor. If taken at 100 level the unit(s) will be attributed to Part I. Note that no more than 30 credit points at Part I may be credited towards course completion requirements.

    Year 2 - 21 credit points

    Research Skills Unit - 3 credit points

    The Research Skills unit to be taken will depend on the student's Primary Major enrolment. Select from the following.

    For Primary Major in Social and Developmental Psychology

    BSC201 Psychology: Measurement, Design and Analysis - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal

    For All Other Primary Majors

    BAR200 Developing Research Skills and Methods - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

    Core Units - 6 credit points

    CRM203 Criminal Behaviour - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

    CRM201 Policing and Crime Prevention - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

    Specified Electives - 3 credit points

    Select one 200-level unit from the Specified Elective Unit List below.

    General Electives - 9 credit points

    Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites. Students are advised to consider using General Elective points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Any recommended double majors and minors will be included in the major's description.

    Year 3 - 21 credit points

    Research Skills Unit - 3 credit points

    The Research Skills unit to be taken will depend on the student's Primary Major enrolment. Select from the following.

    For Primary Major in Social and Developmental Psychology

    BSC302 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2-internal

    For All Other Primary Majors

    BAR300 Advanced Research in the Arts - 3 points

    Core Unit - 3 credit points

    CRM306 Advanced Criminology - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

    Specified Electives - 6 credit points

    Select two 300-level units from the Specified Elective Unit List below.

    General Electives - 9 credit points

    Select from any 200- to 400-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites. Students are advised to consider using General Elective points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Any recommended double majors and minors will be included in the major's description.

    Specified Elective Unit List

    Select Specified Electives from the following units during Years 2 and 3, subject to individual unit prerequisites. At least one unit must be at 200 level and at least two units must be at 300 level.

    CRM202 Corrections - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

    CRM219 International and Transnational Crimes - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

    CRM388 Treatment of Criminal Behaviour - 3 points
    MURDOCH: UA4-internal (quota of 30 places)

    CRM389 Psychology and Law - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

    CRM301 Crime Science - 3 points
    MURDOCH: SS5-internal

    CRM302 Children and Crime - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

    CRM307 Culture, Diversity and Crime - 3 points
    MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

    CRM310 CRM Internships (WIL) - 3 points
    MURDOCH: H-placement, TS21-placement, Y-placement, YU5-placement

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