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Sociology of Crime and Deviance

Undergraduate | USA-SOCU2020 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
Duration
10 weeks

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Sociology of Crime and Deviance

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Situate and explain sociological theories of deviance and criminal behaviour as they relate to broader sociological perspectives
    2. Familiarise students with a framework to comprehend changing levels and types of deviance and their relation to criminalisation
    3. Stimulate critical skills in examining controversial social issues related to crime and deviance
    4. Develop an understanding of the relationship between myths and messages about social identity

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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