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Corrections (CRM202)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Apply the Sentencing Act (1993) WA, Sentence Administration Act (WA)2003
2.Critique the principles of punishment
3. Critique the critical issues in the corrections including prison design, managing prisoners, suicide and self-harm, treatment of offending behaviour and community corrections
Unit Learning Outcomes On successfully completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Prepare a Pre-Sentence Report
2. Apply the Sentencing Act (1993) WA, Sentence Administration Act (WA)2003 and Prisons Act (WA) 1981
3. Critique the critical issues in the corrections including prison design, managing prisoners, suicide and self-harm, and community corrections
Timetabled Learning Activities Lecture: 2 hours per week
Unit Learning Experiences In addition to class based teaching to promote discussion and participation the unit will provide online learning and online assessable quiz through LMS. Where prison management contingencies allow there will be an opportunity to visit a prison.
Other Learning Experiences Where prison management contingencies allow there will be an opportunity to visit a prison.
Assessment Online quiz - 15%
Essay - 35%
Examination - 50% (2 hours)
Prerequisites CRM100 Introduction to Criminology
Exclusions Students who have completed CRM220/CRM320/LAW320 Sentencing and Penology cannot enrol in this unit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Bachelor of Criminology (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Crime Science (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Criminal Behaviour (BCrim) [New in 2018]
Criminology + Communication [Combined] (BCrim)+(BCommun)
Criminology + Forensic Biology and Toxicology [Combined] (BCrim)+(BSc)
Criminology + Global Security [Combined] (BCrim)+(BGS) [New in 2019]
Criminology + Psychology [Combined] (BCrim)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Criminology [Combined] (BCrim)+(LLB) [New in 2018]
Legal Studies (BCrim) [New in 2018]
White Collar and Corporate Crime (BCrim)
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.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
CRM202
Associate Professor Guy Hall
Associate Professor

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6033
e: G.Hall@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.023 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
CRM202

MURDOCH: S1-External
MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Associate Professor Guy Hall
Associate Professor

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6033
e: G.Hall@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.023 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
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