CRIMINOLOGY UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: READINGS, RESEARCH AND POLICY
Credit points: 30
This subject engages with critical and cutting-edge issues in criminal justice and introduces students to key contemporary thinkers and researchers in the field in Australia and overseas. By focusing in depth on a specific topic of current criminological interest, students will further hone their research, analysis and communication skills, enhancing their capacity to contribute to the development of criminal justice policy. Students will broaden and deepen their understanding of the relationship between criminology research, policy and practice. Students will be required to undertake research, prepare, present and lead a seminar discussion on an aspect of the topic that is being studied.
SchoolLa Trobe Law School
Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Elander
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesSeminars, subject readings, library research.
Prerequisites Admission into LHCRI
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Elander
SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Participation in class discussions. Students will be advised in the Subject Learning Guide how participation will be assessed.
Class presentation (1500 word equivalent)
|Oral presentation||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4|
Major research essay (6000 words)
|Assignment||Individual||No||60||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|