Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC1045: Introduction to Criminal Justice

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.


NQF Level 4
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Ms Ashley Frayling (Lecturer)

Available via distance learning


This module offers an introduction to the theoretical, conceptual, and historical framework in which to study criminology and the Criminal Justice System. You will develop an awareness of social diversity and inequalities within the Criminal Justice System. The main teaching method consists of lectures and tutorials, in which there will be taught elements alongside small group discussions and debates. You will work independently on the summative and formative assessments developing your written and communication skills, and transferable skills. This module is suitable for non-specialist students, those on interdisciplinary pathways as there are no pre-requisites or co-requisites required.

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