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CRIM71-115: Cybercrime

Description

In this subject you will examine the role of technology in crime and investigate the motivations, methodology and victims of cybercrime. You will study past and current cyber threats, and examine these new type of offences. The expansion of victimisation will be looked at and you will evaluate the effectiveness of institutional and investigative responses to cyber threats.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: CRIM71-115
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,760.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,800.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $3,900.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,040.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,040.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,150.00

Learning objectives

1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the role of technology in criminal behaviour, and cybercrime as contemporary and evolving crime categories. 1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the role of technology in criminal behaviour, and cybercrime as contemporary and evolving crime categories. 2. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in evaluating the significant harms (financial, emotional and societal) that result from cybercrime. 2. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in evaluating the significant harms (financial, emotional and societal) that result from cybercrime. 3. Demonstrate advanced knowledge in evaluating past, current and future cyber threats. 3. Demonstrate advanced knowledge in evaluating past, current and future cyber threats. 4. Critically evaluate and develop advanced strategies for the prevention, disruption and detection of and cybercrime. 4. Critically evaluate and develop advanced strategies for the prevention, disruption and detection of and cybercrime. 5. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and evaluation of the role, responsibilities and investigative capacities of governments, law enforcement, regulatory agencies and corporate and private sectors groups in combating cybercrime. 5. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and evaluation of the role, responsibilities and investigative capacities of governments, law enforcement, regulatory agencies and corporate and private sectors groups in combating cybercrime. 6. Demonstrate an advanced ability to research, interpret and apply established criminological theories in relation to cybercrime. 6. Demonstrate an advanced ability to research, interpret and apply established criminological theories in relation to cybercrime.

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: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 17/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
    Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
    Teaching census: 11/02/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 17/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
Teaching census: 11/02/2022