Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC2069: Crimes of the Powerful
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
Whilst the precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover all or some of the following topics:
- environmental harms and crimes;
- state crime and state terrorism;
- financial crimes;
- deregulation and crime;
- policy solutions.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled learning and teaching activity||22||11 x 2-hour weekly lectures/seminars (or 1 hour lecture + 1 hour seminar)|
|Guided independent study||22||Preparation and reading for seminars|
|Guided independent study||42||Preparation and reading for presentation|
|Guided independent study||10||Additional reading/research|
|Guided independent study||54||Preparation for essay|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).