Sociology of Crime and Violence
University of the Western Cape
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Sociology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5
Hours & Credits
Students will be aware of the various theories of deviance
Students will be familiar with patterns of crime and violence both public and domestic
Students will understand strategies to control such behavior.
Theories of deviance
Urban crime ? The Chicago School
Gender and crime
Violence and abuse in South Africa - gangsterism, rape, domestic violence, drugs
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.