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White Collar and Corporate Crime (BCrim)

  • B1345BACHELOR OF CRIMINOLOGY

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Title White Collar and Corporate Crime (BCrim)
Course Code B1345
Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Qualification Bachelor of Criminology (BCrim) in White Collar and Corporate Crime
Duration 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Description In this Criminology major, you will develop a broad understanding of
theories of crime with a particular focus on the areas white collar and corporate crime. Through case studies you will examine crimes such as insider trading and
environmental crimes perpetrated by corporations. You will learn about the causes, interventions and prevention of criminal behaviour and the role of cyber forensics in detecting criminal activity. You will conduct case research and carry out practical investigation of a digital crime scene.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings
As per normal university undergraduate admission requirements

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Major Learning Outcomes 1. Distinguish between various types of white collar and corporate crime
2. Explain the causes/interventions/prevention of white collar and corporate crime from a range of theoretical perspectives;
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of cyber forensics ;
4. Conduct case research and practical investigation of a digital crime scene;
5. Communicate in a manner consistent with the norms of criminology for a range of audiences;
6. From a criminology perspective, critically analyse contemporary research findings to produce evidence based conclusions; and
7. Through independent enquiry, apply knowledge and skills that recognise diversity and the rights and perspectives of others in various contexts.
Course Learning Outcomes The following table aligns unit assessments in units that form part of the core to the degree and are not contained within each major. These units would only be taken by a student completing the degree rather than just a major from the degree.

KNOWLEDGE
1. Demonstrate a broad and coherent understanding of the discipline.
SKILLS
2. Appraise and interpret available information to communicate to a range of audiences.
3. Synthesise ideas and information from a variety of sources to a standard consistent with the discipline.
APPLICATION
4. Competently apply concepts to problems in the discipline.
5. Critically analyse research findings and policy recommendations.
6. Through independent enquiry, apply knowledge and skills that recognise diversity and the rights and perspectives of others in various contexts.
Employment Prospects Suitable for employment opportunities within the criminal justice system, business and government departments.
Main research areas Criminology
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

Year I - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP100 Career Learning: Managing Your Career - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

Major Units - 9 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Major Structure - 24 credit points

Major Core Units - 9 credit points

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

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

ICT171 Introduction to Server Environments and Architectures - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

Options - 12 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Year 2 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

Course Specified Electives - 3 credit points

Select from the Course Specified Elective List below.

Major Units - 9 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Major Core Units - 9 credit points

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

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

CRM230 White Collar Crime - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

Options - 9 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Year 3 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

Course Core Units - 6 credit points

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

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

Course Specified Electives - 3 credit points

Select from the Course Specified Elective List below.

Major Units - 6 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Major Core Units - 6 credit points

ICT378 Cyber Forensics and Information Technology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

CRM330 Case Studies in Corporate Crime - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

Options - 6 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Major List

Crime Science
Criminal Behaviour
Legal Studies
White Collar and Corporate Crime

Course Specified Elective List

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

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

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

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

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

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

LEG323 Social and Welfare Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

LEG391 Alternative Dispute Resolution - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2K-internal, S2K-external

BRD205 Crime through the Ages - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BMS213 Forensic Anatomy and Anthropology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LEG203 Indigenous Peoples, Law and Society - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

LEG100 Law, Justice and Social Policy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

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