Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Crimes of Violence

Module L5104B

Module details for 2016/17.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module learning outcomes

Deploy established criminological and victimological techniques of analysis and inquiry to examine crimes of hate; case studies; policy and practice.

Devise and sustain arguments about crimes of hate and situate them within a conceptual understanding of crime.

Be critically aware of cultural and media representations of crimes of hate and employ criminological and victimological concepts and techniques of inquiry to analyse these.

Be able to comment on key case studies and their influence on criminal justice responses, drawing on a developed conceptual understanding.

Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and systematic understanding of relevant contemporary and established research in the area, including an appraisal of its limits, ambiguities and uncertainties.

Critically evaluate research on crimes of hate in order to make judgments about ways of tackling and preventing these, including but not limited to appropriate criminal justice responses.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
PortfolioA2 Week 1 100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
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Spring SemesterLecture1 hour11111111111

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