Corrections: Systems and Practice

CRI30002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • 1 Semester/Teaching Period

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
6 Jul 20 - 4 Oct 20

Results:
27 Oct 20

Last self enrolment:
19 Jul 20

Census:
31 Jul 20


Aims and objectives

This unit provides students with an overview of criminology and corrections. Students will gain an understanding of the breadth of the field of corrections and criminology as well as an appreciation of the importance of theoretical models when developing research and programming within corrections.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Analyse the principles of corrections within the criminal justice system.
2. Critically examine the theories and principles of criminology related to corrections.
3. Critique corrective service actions.
4. Evaluate the various research methods and ethics employed by corrections agents.

Courses with unit

BA-ARTS3 Bachelor of Arts
BB-ARTBUS1 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business
BB-ARTSC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
BB-EDSART1 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts
BB-LAWART Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
BA-SSS Bachelor of Social Science