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Advanced Criminology (CRM306)
|Organisational Unit||Law and Criminology|
|Availability||MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external|
|Teaching Timetables||Murdoch S2
|Description||The Unit will challenge students to examine the relevance of the theory they have learned throughout their degree when attempting to explain examples of real criminal behaviour. There will be a focus on group work and engaging with contemporary literature and research in a manner that would parallel a policy officer working in a criminal justice agency|
|Unit Learning Outcomes||On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Demonstrate awareness of, and evidence-based opinions about, contemporary issues for criminology and criminal justice.
2. Critically reflect on the strengths and limitations of existing criminological theory in an applied setting.
3. Critically reflect on the strengths and limitations of the criminal justice system in responding to examples of offending.
|Timetabled Learning Activities||Tutorial: 2 hours hrs every fortnight commencing week 2|
|Assessment||A project with both group and individual components and an exam.|
|Prerequisites||Successful completion of CRM100 Introduction to Criminology, CRM201 Policing and Crime Prevention, CRM203 Criminal Behaviour|
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