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ATS4735

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Anna Eriksson

Notes

Previously coded CRI4000(A)

Synopsis

Students will be assigned a supervisor and will be required to attend fortnightly supervisory meetings. Students will be required to engage in a significant piece of reading and research and write a dissertation of 16,000-18,000 words on a topic of their own choosing, under the supervision of a member of academic staff.

Objectives

Upon completion of CJC4000 students will be able to:

  1. Review a specific body of research in the field of criminal justice and criminology and demonstrate a command of that literature.
  2. Identify and develop key research questions.
  3. Develop and implement an empirical research project in the field of criminal justice and criminology.
  4. Critically investigate a key issue in criminal justice and criminology.
  5. Critically write up research findings.
  6. Construct a critical argument that is sustained by empirical data.
  7. Construct a cumulative argument across an 15,000-18,000 word thesis.
  8. Undertake independent research with supervisory consultation.

Assessment

Dissertation (15,000 to 18,000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Francesca Collins

Prerequisites

CJC4020