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CRIM13003 Criminology Research Capstone
Criminology Research Capstone
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General Information

Overview

This research capstone unit enables you to apply the theories, content knowledge and skills you have learned to researching a problem of concern to a regulatory agency, criminal justice agency, government or other organisation involved in the prevention or regulation of criminal activity. You will develop a practical research project that will be conducted during a single term and be responsible for each of the methodological stages including developing a research question, understanding the ethical context, planning, project management, conduct of research, delivery and dissemination. You will keep a portfolio of key documents and reflect on skills and capabilities necessary for professional research practice in the field of criminology.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Enrolment in CL55 or CL75 and 72 cp of completed units.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 2 - 2023

Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

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Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

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Feedback

Students were very satisfied with the learning support received during the unit

Recommendation

The unit modules contain learning resources and challenge tasks. These will be developed into a third iteration which will include additional information and learning resources in order to maintain currency and a contemporary unit, as well as adapt for each cohort interest and skill needs. The UC will continue to be available via Zoom and email for additional tutorials/meetings. Additional video recordings and scaffolded assesment guides will continue to be evaluated and utilised in each unit.

Feedback from Student evaluations, in class feedback and via email.

Feedback

Students found the Unit content engaging and interesting

Recommendation

The contemporary methodological topics will be reviewed and updated where necessary to maintain the engaging content of the Unit.

Feedback from Student evaluations, in class feedback and via email.

Feedback

Students found the student-directed study sessions useful

Recommendation

These sessions are guided but students learn to direct sessions themselves in order to build research management skills and prepare students for employment in line with the aims of a Capstone unit.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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