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Crime and Socio-Legal Research

Undergraduate | LTU-LST3SLR | 2024

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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Crime and Socio-Legal Research

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Develop and contextualise a basic research proposal by formulating an original research question, define a research topic, and identify basic literature
    2. Identify and critically evaluate distinctive features of socio-legal and criminological research
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of different research methods, assess their relative merit when planning and conducting research
    4. Apply autonomy and judgement recognising and assessing ethical issues associated with conducting research
    5. Critique sophisticated scholarly work to contextualise your research proposal

Entry requirements


Pre-requisites: Students must have completed 30 credit points of Level two subjects.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed LST3RML (Research Methods In Legal Studies and Political Science) or LST2RML (Research Methods In Legal Studies and Political Science) or LST2SLR (Introduction To Socio-Legal and Political Research) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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