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
Limited to students enrolled in Bachelor of Social Science (Justice Studies) (Honours) and Bachelor of Criminal Justice (Honours). Not available to students who have completed JST439.
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.