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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC1040: Social Issues: Part II - Themes in Criminology

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

 - Deviance and crime
- Case study: drugs
- Victimology and crime
- Justice and crime
- Terrorism and crime
- Technology and new forms of crime
- Crime and war - State crimes 

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 1111 x 1 hour weekly lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 1111 x 1 hour seminars
Guided Independent study33Course readings
Guided Independent study67Preparation for essays, library, research
Guided Independent study28Examination revision

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).