Criminology

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Criminology

Major

A major in Criminology requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) a minimum of 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) a maximum of 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) a minimum of 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(v) a maximum of 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(vi) 6 credit points of Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Criminology requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000 level units of study

Core

CRIM1001
Introduction to Crime and Criminology
6      Semester 2
CRIM1002
Exploring Criminal Justice
6      Semester 1

2000 level units of study

Core

CRIM2602
Crime, Punishment and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2634 or SCLG2566
Semester 2
CRIM2603
Current Issues in Criminal Justice
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy
Semester 1

Selective

CRIM2604
Race, Law and Justice
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology
N SLSS2604
Semester 2
SCLG2623
Sociology of Terror
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

Core

CRIM3601
Medico-Legal and Forensic Criminology
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-legal Studies
N SLSS2603
Semester 1
CRIM3602
Crime, Media and Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-legal Studies
N SLSS2605
Semester 2
CRIM3603
Crime Research and Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies
Semester 2

Selective

SCLG3608
Sociology of Deviance and Difference
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2608 or SCLG2523 or SCLG2004
Semester 2
SCLG3702
Social Inquiry: Quantitative Methods
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points of (HSBH1003 or OCCP2087 or OCCP2088 or OCCP2085 or OCCP1097 or OCCP1096)
N SCLG2632 or SCLG3603
Semester 2
SLSS3602
Human Rights: Law, Policy and Protest
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology
N SCLG2624
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project units of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
CRIM3999
Interdisciplinary Impact

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
CRIM3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2