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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Danielle Tyson


On successful completion of this subject students will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of key theories of media representation; demonstrate a critical understanding of the interrelationship of media and criminal justice policy; demonstrate a critical understanding of criminological interpretations of media; understand the process of criminological research and be competent in the use of the internet for the purposes of criminological and media research; present and argue positions based on an understanding of criminological methods of media analysis and demonstrate a well-developed intellectual framework for interpreting and critically assessing the social and political implications of media representations of criminal justice.


Exam(2hours): 40%
Written work: 40% (2,500 words):
Class presentation/participation: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Danielle Tyson

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study



CJC1001/CJC1002 or CRI1001/CRI1002 (These units are prerequisites ONLY if the student wishes to undertake a CRI major or minor. All other students can take this unit having completed any first year Arts sequence or by permission.)


CJC2008 or CRI2008