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Crime Research and Policy - LAWS6032

Year - 2020

This unit provides an examination of research methods in the context of criminology. The relationship between theory and methodology is explored. The production of knowledge about crime is critically assessed. Sources and forms of crime data are discussed and their significance is assessed. Research design, evaluation and analysis are also studied.

1x2-hr lecture/week

class participation (10%), 2000wd research problem (30%) and 4000wd research proposal (60%)

Additional information
Core unit for MCrim and GradDipCrim students. Elective unit for GradDipCrim students who commenced on or after 1 Jan 2019. Academic Profile The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis


Faculty: Sydney Law School

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Judith Cashmore, Assoc Prof Garner Clancey
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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