- A week-by-week guide to the topics will be provided in the study materials.
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Admission to MCrim
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Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.
Criminology offers an invaluable scholarly perspective to analyse the effectiveness of contemporary criminal justice practice and policies. This unit enables students to develop a criminological understanding of the operation of various facets of the criminal justice system, particularly police, courts and corrective services. Students will critically evaluate crime reduction and revention strategies currently employed both in Australia and overseas, and will formulate practical and effective solutions to real-world contemporary crime problems.
- Weekly participation (10%)
- Data critique (25%)
- Policy brief 2 (25%)
- Essay (40%)