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Honours Thesis in Criminology (CRM549)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 15
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external, Y-internal, Y-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description Students undertake a research project under supervision. Students are required to negotiate a research topic in conjunction with a supervisor.
Unit Learning Outcomes On completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. 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.
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Assessment Honours Thesis
Prerequisites Enrolment in Honours in Criminology.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Criminology Honours (BCrim(Hons))
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.


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