University of Sussex Business School

Economics of Crime (L1101)

Economics of Crime

Module L1101

Module details for 2019/20.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module learning outcomes

Understand the complexity of the economics of crime, and the various debates germane to the ways and means of dealing with crime and criminal behaviour.

Appreciate and critically evaluate the relevant empirical evidence from this field.

Develop knowledge and understanding of important crime policies and the ability to critically analyse current policy issues relating to crime.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
EssayT2 Week 8 100.00%
Take Away paperSemester 2 Assessment75.00%

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
Spring SemesterLecture1 hour11111111111
Spring SemesterWorkshop2 hours11111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Mr Diego De La Fuente Stevens

Assess convenor

Dr Rocco d'Este

Convenor, Assess convenor

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