To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements for the degree in which you are enrolled:
To qualify for Honours in Criminology a student must complete satisfactorily 36 units of study as specified below. The program requires one year of full-time study or the equivalent part-time.
The Criminology Honours program aims to:
- extend students' knowledge and understanding of criminology and the role of research within areas of academic specialisation
- provide students with advanced skills in academic writing, including thesis preparation and standards required for publication
- provide students with the skills to present their research orally and in writing
- encourage students to become independent thinkers and researchers.
On completion of the Honours degree in Criminology students will be able to demonstrate:
- an extensive knowledge and understanding of criminology
- a broad understanding of the existing academic knowledge in the area of their specialisation
- a capacity to develop and support the extended argument needed for an Honours research thesis
- the ability to evaluate, analyse and deploy evidence in support of a research thesis
- the ability to communicate their findings clearly, in both oral and written form.
Program of study
Students undertake 22.5 units of thesis and 13.5 units of core topics.
Honours - Criminology - Thesis topics
22.5 units comprising:
CRIM7300A Honours Thesis in Law and Criminology (9/22.5 units)
CRIM7300B Honours Thesis in Law and Criminology (9/22.5 units)
CRIM7300C Honours Thesis in Law and Criminology (4.5/22.5 units)
Honours - Criminology - Core topics
13.5 units comprising:
CRIM7301 Advanced Theory and Research Applications (4.5 units)
CRIM7303 Field Practice (4.5 units)
CRIM7304 Research Design, Methods and Analysis (4.5 units)