Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC3132: Surveillance, Security and the State
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
The aim of this module is to introduce students to new developments in criminological practices (strategic and technological) as well as applying new methods for adapting research to this evolving environment. The module will enable students to learn about the socio-legal landscape of criminological practices with a focus on the implications of new technologies for human rights.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Critically engage in understanding contemporary human rights controversies in criminology|
2. Understand and apply appropriate theories and concepts to an analysis of human rights within criminological practices
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Demonstrate a critical understanding of human rights implications of new practices and technologies in policing and security |
4. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the legislative and framework for the use of new technologies in policing and security
5. Apply and critically evaluate a range of methods to analyse new criminological practices
|Personal and Key Skills||6. Demonstrate collaborative skills, in presentations and group discussions of course materials|
7. Critically evaluate own work and the work of others
8. Present a clear and effective argument, in oral and written form
9. Work independently, within a set time frame, to complete an analytical task