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  • Research and Criminal Justice GovernanceCRIM90011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    What does it mean for a criminal justice intervention to be effective? Why is it important to know? For whom? How does government emphasis on the impact of criminal justice programs affect the design and funding of programs? And what does this focus on effectiveness mean for research priorities a...

  • Punishment and Detention: New ChallengesCRIM40005


    This subject focuses on the idea that since the 1970s there has been a rise in punitiveness and a change in the character and purposes of involuntary detention in western countries. The subject asks students to identify and understand the different domains in which punitive tendencies might be fo...

  • Advances in Criminological ResearchCRIM90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Criminology draws its frameworks for inquiry and understanding from a wide range of intellectual traditions and contemporary conceptualisations. This subject provides accounts of contemporary developments in the construction and application of theory in criminal justice and related settings. with...

  • Criminology Thesis Part 2CRIM90029

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to CRIM90028 Criminology Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Introduction to Sex Offender ManagementCRIM90022


    This subject is designed to provide an introduction to issues about sexual offending pathways, risk, and effective management of sexual offenders in a correctional or justice setting. The subject will comprise three modules on: Understanding sexual offenders: typologies, offence pathways and ris...

  • Crime and Public PolicyCRIM30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Many criminology graduates find themselves researching, developing and applying crime policy in government, political and other contexts. This subject helps prepare students for such work. As well as providing an overview of factors shaping policy in Australia and other countries, it reviews chal...

  • Punishment and Social ControlCRIM20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to introduce students to the major forms and structures of punishment in our society. The subject examines why we punish individuals, how we do so, and how the punishment process can be viewed in a wider social context. The first part of this subject considers the broad j...

  • VictimsCRIM90035

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the field of victimology. Victims have long had an ambiguous role in law. Liberal legal systems operate on the principle that crimes are committed against the state. However, victims are often required to narrate their victimisation to assist in the adjudicatio...

  • Violence, Trauma and ReconciliationCRIM90017


    Mass violence inflicted by states and groups have a prolonged effect on communities and nations. This subject considers the forms of trauma people experience as a response to these forms of violence and explores how this trauma propels calls for apologies, truth commissions, retribution and tortu...

  • Criminology Thesis Part 2CRIM40009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to CRIM40008 Criminology Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Judging CrimeCRIM90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is about the ways in which the criminal justice system responds to crime. It examines the principles that judges and magistrates must consider when sentencing offenders and the role of judicial discretion in the sentencing process. The subject includes an examination of some of the m...

  • Criminology Thesis Part 1CRIM40008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves a supervised thesis of 15,000 words, embodying the results of the student's own research.

  • Advanced Practice in Forensic DisabilityCRIM90013


    This subject examines the theoretical and practical mechanisms underlying the assessment and treatment of disabled offender populations. As such it will provide students with an understanding of, and experience in, the major skills and techniques used in the assessment of forensic disability clie...

  • Taming Business? Crime, Law and PoliticsCRIM90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The activities of businesses are central to every aspect of our lives from the food we eat, to our financial security and our health. But, businesses from the small local shop to large international corporations also can cause death and injury both within and outside of work, significant financia...

  • Terror, Law and WarCRIM90015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject considers and compares the response to terrorism around the world. Of particular interest will be legal responses, instigations of war, and the implementation of practices of rendition, arbitrary detention and torture. These practices have been argued to contravene due process and th...

  • Order, Disorder, Crime, DevianceCRIM20004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject analyses the nature of social order and how need for order brings an inevitable consequence that deviance and non-conformity will result. Classical and contemporary sociological and criminological theories are explored that help explain the nature of social order and crime and devian...

  • Managing Justice: Agencies and the StateCRIM30010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the intersections between social justice and criminal justice in the state's management of individuals and groups it considers to be at risk of harming, or being harmed, by others. Its core interests are to explore the relationship between different agencies and the state in...

  • Adv. Practice in Sex Offender ManagementCRIM90023


    This subject is designed to provide advanced practice skills in case management and supervision of sexual offenders in a correctional or justice setting. The subject will comprise two modules on: Case management of sexual offenders: Effective Intervention Practices (2 days)Good Lives Model: Theo...

  • Criminology & Sociology Internship Pt 2CRIM90031

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to CRIM90030 Criminology & Sociology Internship Part 1 for details

  • Qualitative Research MethodsCRIM40002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject forms an advanced overview of theories, methods and ethical issues in qualitative research. The subject will focus on the techniques of field studies, intensive interviewing, and case studies. Students will carry out small scale qualitative research exercises and will present them or...