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CJM5000 - Criminal Justice Research Project

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Jude McCulloch


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)


This unit requires students to complete a 9,000 word research project on a topic of their choosing in consultation with their assigned supervisor who is a member of academic staff.


Upon completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. Review a specific body of research in the field of Criminal Justice and Criminology and demonstrate a command of that literature.
  2. Identify and develop key research questions.
  3. Critically investigate a key issue in Criminal Justice and Criminology.
  4. Critically write up research findings.
  5. Construct a critical argument.
  6. Construct a cumulative argument across an 9,000 word research project.


9,000 word research project: 100%

Contact hours

Regular supervisory meetings