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BCDP02-014: Crime and Deviance

Description

This subject adopts a critical perspective on contemporary issues (pornography, stalking, prostitution, illicit drug use, capital punishment), examines the role of the justice system and some more recent alternatives (sentencing circles and family group conferencing), and explores profiles of offenders and offending (domestic violence, cults, white collar crime, Aboriginal violence).

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeBCDP02-014
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond University College
Credit10
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $3,920

Learning outcomes

1. Students will be able to list and define the key crime and deviance issues in Australia and will demonstrate such knowledge through tutorial discussions.
2. Students will be able to critically assess the empirical literature about crime and deviance issues in Australia and apply these in their written work.
3. Students will be able to identify key elements of the justice system in Australia and critically evaluate new forms of justice processes.
4. Students will have an appreciation of the differences between offence categories and be able to compare and contrast these.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into a Bond College Diploma Program.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020