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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
demonstrate and apply the technical skills and knowledge involved in criminological research;
critically evaluate different research methods, with an aim toward choosing the most appropriate method for a situation;
apply autonomy and judgement in recognising and assessing ethical issues associated with conducting research within the criminal justice system; and
identify the procedures needed to negotiate research access to individuals, communities, institutions and data.
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Candidature in Bachelor of Criminology
- 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).
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This subject focuses on how we research crime and the criminal justice system. You will learn about the research practice and process, and explore the difficulties associated with conducting ethical criminology research. You will also build your knowledge around qualitative and quantitative methods. You will apply this knowledge and the research techniques to the development of a criminological research project and identify the procedures needed to negotiate research access to individuals, communities, institutions and data.
Assessment 1 Quiz: 500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 2 Research Proposal: 3000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 3 Take Home Exam: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Online quiz - 500 words (20%)
- Research Proposal (40%)
- Take Home Exam - 2 hrs 15 mins (40%)
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