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LAW3471 Criminology

Short Description: Criminology
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090905 - Criminal Law
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

The course introduces students to the study of crime and criminology. It considers definitions of crime and examines some theoretical explanations for criminal behaviour. The course further analyses a number of criminological theories and their development over time, outlines different types of crime and provides an overview of society's responses to criminal behaviour. Additionally, the course explores concepts evolving around victims of crime and their (limited) participation in the criminal justice system.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online