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CRIM12-210: Victimology

Description

This subject provides students with a comprehensive exploration of the experiences and challenges faced by crime victims. Drawing on empirical patterns, psychological perspectives, and real-world case studies, students will gain a deep understanding of various forms of victimisation. This subject covers essential topics such as the preparation of victimology, psychological aspects of victimity, and specific forms of victimisation including intimate partner violence, workplace and school violence, victims of homicide, sexual violence, and the experiences of victims within the criminal justice system.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: CRIM12-210
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Psychology, Criminology, and Social Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $4,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $5,730.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of theories of victimisation and the role of the victim in the criminal justice system.
  2. Apply these theories to case studies and criminal justice issues.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking skills in relation to issues of victimisation and false victims of the criminal justice system among others.
  4. Demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility.

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:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 19/03/2023
    Semester start: 15/05/2023
    Subject start: 15/05/2023
    Cancellation 1: 29/05/2023
    Cancellation 2: 05/06/2023
    Last enrolment: 28/05/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 10/06/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 01/07/2023
    Teaching census: 09/06/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 19/03/2023
Semester start: 15/05/2023
Subject start: 15/05/2023
Cancellation 1: 29/05/2023
Cancellation 2: 05/06/2023
Last enrolment: 28/05/2023
Withdraw - Financial: 10/06/2023
Withdraw - Academic: 01/07/2023
Teaching census: 09/06/2023

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