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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC2036: International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Aims

This module aims to provide you with introductory knowledge of international criminal justice concerns with transnational and international crime in the globalizing world. It aims to teach you how to apply criminological theories and develop your critical thinking skills to engage in theory-based policy discussions. 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Demonstrate an understanding of transnational and international crime;
2. Demonstrate knowledge of criminological theory;
3. Demonstrate ability to apply critically criminological theory to transnational and international crimes;
Discipline-Specific Skills4. Demonstrate understanding of theoretical frameworks and their application to this subject area;
5. Demonstrate understanding of evaluating theories and their implications for relevant policy;
6. Clearly present research, policy debates and your own arguments;
Personal and Key Skills7. Present an argument orally in a clear, organized, and effective manner;
8. Demonstrate independent study skills;
9. Demonstrate the ability to work independently, within a limited time frame, and without access to external sources, to complete a specified task.