University of Sydney Handbooks - 2016 Archive

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Units of study

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Diploma in Criminology

Exemption from core units of study should not be assumed to be automatic. Formal approval must be obtained from the Faculty prior to enrolment
Candidates must complete 24 credit points, comprising 12 credit points of core units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.

2016 Core Units of Study

Crime Research and Policy

Core unit for MCrim and GradDipCrim students and co-requisite for other criminology units. The unit replaced LAWS6032 Crime Research and Policy 1.
Semester 1
Explaining Crime

Core unit for MCrim and GradDipCrim students and co-requisite for other criminology elective units.
Semester 1

2016 Elective Units of Study

Anti-Terrorism Law
6    N CISS6011

This unit replaced LAWS6856 Terrorism and Counterterrorism Policy and Law.
Intensive September
Child Sexual Abuse: Diverse Perspectives
6      Semester 2
Crime, Responsibility and Policy
6      Intensive May
Criminal Justice Internship
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Interested applicants must submit an Expression of Interest (maximum two typed pages) clearly outlining reasons for applying, details of previous internships undertaken (where applicable), perceived benefits of completing the internship, preferred placement agency/agencies and steps that the applicant will undertake to organise a placement. Those applicants demonstrating the greatest interest in and perceived benefit from the Internship will be accepted. The Expression of Interest must be submitted to Dr Garner Clancey by Thursday 7 April 2016. Successful applicants will be formally notified of the outcome of the Expression of Interest and enrolment procedures explained no later than Friday 13 May 2016. Successful applicants will then work with Dr Clancey to arrange placement at preferred host organisations. Please note that placement may be subject to permanent Australian residency in a number of organisations.
Intensive September
Criminal Justice: Prevention and Control
6      Intensive March
Criminal Liability

Core unit for MCrim students. This unit is an introduction to aspects of criminal law for non-lawyers and is therefore not available to students who have completed a law degree or completed criminal law at a tertiary level.
Semester 2
Discretion in Criminal Justice
6      Intensive August
Forensic Psychology
6    N PSYC1001 or PSYC3020
Semester 1
Internatl and Comparative Criminal Justice
6    N LAWS6269 or LAWS6219
Intensive May
Mental Illness: Law and Policy
6      Intensive September
6      Intensive March
Quantitative Methods in Criminal Justice
6      Intensive May
Risk, Fear and Insecurity
6      Intensive October
Young People, Crime and the Law
6    N LAWS6069

This unit replaced LAWS6069 Juvenile Justice
Intensive August