Criminology: An Introduction

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Criminology: An Introduction

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Criminal Justice, Criminology, Government, Justice Studies, Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduces the key concepts and current debates in criminology. Covers basic issues such as the definition, measurement and explanations of crime, societal reactions to crime, criminological theories, the role of research and the influence of criminology on public policy.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.