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Professional Practice in Criminology
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- 27 Feb 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- effectively integrate and appropriately apply previous learning and knowledge to make and justify decisions in a real world context of work;
- apply a range of professional practice tools to support job search skills and professional standards;
- demonstrate workplace competencies such as professionalism, confidentiality, communication, responsibility for decision-making, and organisational, cultural and social awareness; and
- apply critical analysis and reflection to conduct ethical research, synthesise and evaluate complex information, problems, concepts, interpretations and theories to demonstrate cognitive and technical skills in a body of knowledge or practice.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass UNE-CRIM100, UNE-CRIM101, UNE-CRIM104, UNE-CRIM190 and achieve a minimum GPA of 4.0. You will also need to successfully complete a total of 12 UNE subjects (totaling 72 cps) including UNE-CRIM201 and UNE-CRIM244 Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not receive a satisfactory result for these subjects.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
When you work professionally in the field of criminology, it is crucial that you have confidence and experience making real-world decisions for real world situations. This professional practice subject exposes you to real industry problems within the criminal justice system. In collaboration with a broad range of industry partners, you will be provided with a working brief project to problem-solve these industry challenges. The subject also introduces you to a range of employment skills and the development of professional tools suitable for working within a profession involving criminology. This is a hands-on project-based subject with industry links already established by the subject coordinator.
Assessment 1 Oral Presentation: Relates to Learning Outcomes 2-4 Assessment 2 Project Report: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1,3-4 Assessment 3 Portfolio: 4000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Oral Presentation (10%)
- Project Report (30%)
- Reflective Portfolio (60%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 09 Jun 23
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