Criminal Justice and Domestic Violence

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Criminal Justice and Domestic Violence

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Criminology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Tutor(s): Dr Aisha Gill (module convener)
    Assessment: essay (2000 words) [50%], exam [50%]
    Prerequisite(s): compulsory HE1 set in Social Sciences

    This principal aim of this module is to look at recent developments in criminological theory and practice in the criminal justice system in relation to domestic violence. The module aims to give students a firm understanding of the complexity of debates on domestic violence, crime control, and crime prevention; and to develop students' skills in the cross national comparative analysis of crime and criminal justice. In addition, problem, solving, debate, critical analysis and writing concise evidence based reports will form part of the skills development.

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