Introduction to Criminology is concerned with the basic elements of the discipline of criminology. It provides a set of stepping stones to more advanced courses in the field, as well as providing interested students with a general overview. The course makes use of a wide range of case studies, as well as different types of statistical sources, to provide a picture of crime dimensions and trends in Australia and internationally. It also introduces students to issues of definition and measurement, theories of crime causation, and responses to crime in the areas of criminal justice and prevention.
- Semester of offer*:
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
- Student contribution band:
- Band 1
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.
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