Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC3034: International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 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 a clear and detailed understanding of comparative criminology;|
2. Critically 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 a critical understanding of explanatory frameworks and their application to this subject area;|
5. Demonstrate a clear and detailed 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. Analyze quantitative data using 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.