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Co-Major (2020)

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Title Criminology
Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
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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.
Description Criminology is the study of crime and criminals. In this Co-Major you will gain an understanding of criminal law and how the state responds to crime through the criminal justice system. This involves the study of policing, criminal behaviour and transnational and international crime. Students study the causes and prevention of crime from a multidisciplinary approach.
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Co-Major Structure - 18 credit points

100 Level Unit - 3 credit points

Core Unit - 3 credit points

CRM100 Introduction to Criminology - 3 points

200 Level Units - 9 credit points

Core Units - 9 credit points

CRM201 Policing and Crime Prevention - 3 points
KAPLAN-SGP: TSA-internal

CRM203 Criminal Behaviour - 3 points
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

CRM219 International and Transnational Crimes - 3 points
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

300 Level Units - 6 credit points

Core Units - 6 credit points

CRM389 Psychology and Law - 3 points
KAPLAN-SGP: TSA-internal

BSL391 Alternative Dispute Resolution - 3 points
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

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