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CRIM11-116: Criminal Justice Systems and Procedures

Description

This subject considers the main institutions and agencies involved in criminal justice in Australia, namely police, courts and corrections. You will engage with descriptions and research data regarding these institutions and their procedures. You will develop personal and professional understanding of these agencies with reference to particular social groups and crime matters. The subject canvasses contemporary issues such as deaths in custody, the role of juries, mandatory sentencing, notification laws, forensic evidence and alternative justice procedures. 

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: CRIM11-116
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00

Learning objectives

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the procedures involved in the justice system. 2. Critically evaluate new developments in justice processes including alternative or therapeutic procedures. 3. Construct an evidence-based argument about a contemporary justice issue or recent case study.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Anti-requisites:

Subject outlines

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 12/09/2022
Subject start: 12/09/2022
Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
Teaching census: 07/10/2022