Corrections: Systems and Practice

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


  • One Semester or equivalent
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

11 Jul 22 - 9 Oct 22

1 Nov 22

Last self enrolment:
24 Jul 22

5 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
26 Aug 22

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