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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC3036: International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 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 a clear and detailed understanding of transnational and international crime;
2. Critically assess criminological theory;
3. Demonstrate a knowledgeable ability to apply critically criminological theory to transnational and international crimes;
Discipline-Specific Skills4. Demonstrate a critical understanding of theoretical frameworks and their application to this subject area;
5. Demonstrate a critical understanding of evaluating theories and their implications for relevant policy;
6. Critically assess research, policy debates and your own arguments;
Personal and Key Skills7. Present an argument orally in a clear, organized and effective manner;
8. Demonstrate disciplined 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.