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2013 HGA306 Crime and Criminal Justice

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HGA206

SPECIAL NOTE: Core unit for Criminology major

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HGA306 L
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 I Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 N Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about: (i) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections); (ii) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims and offenders, white collar crime, violent crime); (iii) the relationship between specific social groups (young people, women and Indigenous Australians) and the criminal justice system; (iv) responses to crime (crime prevention, victims, alternative dispute resolution).

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Intermediate level: 2 on-line multiple choice quiz (each worth 10%), 2,000 word assignment (40%), 2 hour exam (40%)

Advanced level: 2 on-line multiple choice quiz (each worth 10%), 2,000 word assignment (40%), 2 hour exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN:

Internal: 2 hour lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly

Distance: Instructional package and two non-compulsory study schools

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H,W,I,N,L
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - H,W,I,N,L
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
   Flexible scheduling - H,W,I,N,L
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% at level 100 in Sociology
M.Excl LAW615 and LAW638, HGE241/341, HSP202/302, HGA263/363

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Dr K Natalier

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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