units

ATS3457

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Danielle Tyson

Notes

Previously coded CRI3008

Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject students will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of key theories of media representation; demonstrate a critical understanding of the interrelationship of media and criminal justice policy; demonstrate a critical understanding of criminological interpretations of media; understand the process of criminological research and be competent in the use of the internet for the purposes of criminological and media research; present and argue positions based on an understanding of criminological methods of media analysis and demonstrate a well-developed intellectual framework for interpreting and critically assessing the social and political implications of media representations of criminal justice.

Assessment

Exam(2hours): 40%
Written work: 40% (2,500 words):
Class presentation/participation: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Danielle Tyson

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Criminology
Communications

Prerequisites

CJC1001/CJC1002 or ATS1281/ATS1282 (These units are prerequisites ONLY if the student wishes to undertake a CRI major or minor. All other students can take this unit having completed any first year Arts sequence or by permission.)

Prohibitions

CJC2008 or ATS2457