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Crime and Deviance

Undergraduate | TAS-HGA259 | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Crime and Deviance

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Explain the main concepts and debates within a range of criminological perspectives and theories.
    2. Apply criminological perspectives and theories to particular examples of deviance, crime, and social control.
    3. Evaluate the contribution of different criminological perspectives and theories to the study of deviance, crime, and social control.
    4. Communicate your ideas clearly, incorporating key elements of academic writing in criminology.

Entry requirements


Conditional requisite: 25 credit points at Introductory level or higher

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: Weekly (Pre-recorded) lectures or equivalent (1.5 hours) and Weekly online tutorials or participation in discussion boards (1.5 hours).

Study load

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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