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Introduction to Criminology - PICT103

This unit introduces students to the theory and practice of criminology. It explores definitions of crime, theories of crime and criminality and contemporary issues in criminology. With reference to relevant research and theory, the unit aims to give students an appreciation of three broad areas: What is crime? Who is a criminal? How can contemporary theory be applied to contemporary social issues?

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External ((with on-campus sessions))

Staff Contact(s): Dr James Martin



NCCW(s): PICT101
Unit Designation(s):


Unit Type: People unit
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Faculty of Arts

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