Subject details

The broader objectives include the development of:

  1. key skills for the collection, synthesis and analysis of relevant problem specific information
  2. the ability to identify and apply relevant criminological theories and knowledge
  3. the ability to create applied solutions to an industry problem; and
  4. awareness as a self reflexive and productive team member.
    • Introduction to course
    • Project Management Frameworks and Tools
    • Industry forum on Project Planning and Management
    • Project development: Knowing your audience
    • Project development: Digital innovation and product creation
    • Project proposal: Why does criminology matter?
    • Project Management: Team traffic light reporting on progress and mile stones and problem solving.
    • Project Management: Traffic light reporting on progress and mile stones and problem solving.
    • Mock product launch
    • Prototype Exhibition
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Online assignment submission
    • Online materials

      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

In this capstone subject, students will combine key concepts, theories and themes with skills in evaluating information and research to address a current industry-relevant problem. Students will develop a "prototype" solution to a problem that is of concern to criminal justice agencies, and other organisations engaged in the prevention and regulation of crime. Students should complete this course in their final year of study. Students should be in the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice to undertake this course, and must have completed at least 180CP of courses, including all 1st and 2nd year core courses in their program. Dual Degree students should contact the Program Director to confirm if this course is to be completed as part of their program.

This subject should be completed in the final year of the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Program. Students are required to have foundational knowledge in relation to theories of offending, victimisation and the prevention of crime, and an ability to apply that knowledge. It is also anticipated that they will have well-developed time management, research, analytical and communication skills, and be able to work effectively in teams.

  • Defining the problem (15%%)
  • Project Management Plan (20%%)
  • Product presentation and project report (50%%)
  • Self Reflection (15%%)

Textbook information is pending.

Textbook information is pending.

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