Criminal offending and the state’s response to it are constantly evolving, and this course explores the latest ideas, thinking and research into the subject. Benefiting from the practice and practical knowledge of highly experienced tutors and lecturers, you will reflect critically on the latest theories and the many explanations used to explain why crime occurs.
The department’s expertise is deep and wide ranging, and covers youth crime and justice, substance abuse, gang related crime, corporate crime and forensic mental health.
You will be taught by leading researchers from the Institute of Applied Social Research, whose studies on sexual exploitation, trafficking, and disability is internationally renowned and at the interface between research, knowledge, policy and practice.
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- Dissertation In Criminology (ASS065-6) Compulsory
- Models And Methods Of Social Investigation (ASS010-6) Compulsory
- Theories And Perspectives In Crime And Criminal Justice (ASS058-6) Compulsory
- Complexities Of Forced Migration, Human Displacement, Trafficking And Refuge (ASS064-6) Optional
- Corporate Crime And Corporate Criminals (ASS062-6) Optional
- Crime, Media And Audiences (ASS108-6) Optional
- Forensic Mental Health - Dealing With The Mentally Disordered Offender (ASS063-6) Optional
- Offenders And Offending: The Experience Of End To End Management (ASS061-6) Optional
- Young People Group Offending And Violent Crime (ASS016-6) Optional
- Youth Justice: Current Issues And Critical Perspectives (ASS015-6) Optional