- Introduction to crime analysis and investigation
- Rational Choice Theory
- Routine Activity and Crime Pattern Theory
- Crime as a process: crime scripts
- Approaches to Critical Thinking
- Systematic Model of Crime Analysis
- Repeat Victimisation
- Geographic profiling
- Crime Mapping
- Situational Crime Prevention
- Crime Prevention Through Environment Design
- Design against Crime
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Resources and Links
- Audio-Video streaming
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
Please note: This subject was previously titled Crime Analysis.
This subject is no longer on offer in 2018.
On completion of this subject students will be conversant with the dominant theories explaining the relationship between crime and place, understand the main types of logical reasoning and be able to apply a systematic framework for analysis to crime problems. The second half of the subject deals with specific topics, such as victim, place, offender-oriented analyses and how these inform tactical decisions and intervention work. While conceptual in parts, the objective of the subject is pragmatic. Students do not need high level mathematical ability to do well in this subject, only systematic and clear thinking.
Assessment details will be advised at the beginning of the subject offering.
- Assignment 1 - Assignment 1 (10%)
- Assignment 2 - Assignment 2 (50%)
- Assignment 3 - Quizzes (40%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject