Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC2035: International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
This module aims to provide you with introductory knowledge of comparative criminology in the globalizing world. It aims to teach you how to read quantitative analysis, as well as how to conduct basic statistics with international crime data. International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology will also help develop your critical thinking skills to engage in international policy discussion.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate an understanding of comparative criminology;|
2. Assess how comparative criminology is conducted and interpreted;
3. Engage with data sources and develop skills in basic statistical analysis;
|Discipline-Specific Skills||4. Demonstrate understanding of explanatory frameworks and their application to this subject area;|
5. Demonstrate understanding of the different methods of research in the field and their implications for relevant policy;
6. Clearly present research, policy debates and your own arguments;
|Personal and Key Skills||7. Present an argument orally in a clear, organized and effective manner;|
8. Demonstrate knowledge of descriptive statistics using quantitative data and statistical tools;
9. Demonstrate the ability to work independently, within a limited time frame, and without access to external sources, to complete a specified task.