Students undertaking the criminology honours dissertation should demonstrate a clear understanding of a specific field of study at an advanced level. They should demonstrate clear thinking and an ability to integrate theory and method in a logical manner. The student must be able to work in a concentrated way over an extended period and must present their research in a scholarly fashion. The dissertation should demonstrate the student's capacity to assemble material, argue a case at an advanced level, and demonstrate critical thinking and interpretive judgement in developing new understanding in the field of criminal justice. This subject requires students to engage in research and submit a 15000 word dissertation.
On campus: 1 session distance education: 2 sessions
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Available only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Sciences (Justice Studies) (Honours) and Bachelor of Criminal Justice (Honours)
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of JST439 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.