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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

Monash University

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.



Organisational Unit



Dr Anna Eriksson


Not offered in 2016


This unit is an international study programinternational study program (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/study-overseas/) that requires an application to be enrolled and may incur additional cost.The unit may be offered as part of the Winter Arts ProgramWinter Arts Program (http://www.monash.edu/students/courses/arts/winter-program.html).


This Unit offers students the opportunity to directly witness global justice in action by visiting and engaging with supra national institutions such as the International Criminal Court and the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime in countries such as Norway and Austria. The Unit introduces students to the intersecting roles of different supra national justice institutions and the potential and challenges of pursuing justice on a global scale, with a focus on identifying the ways in which institutions of global justice operate, as well as examining their aims, purpose and consequences.


By the successful completion of the unit, students will be able to demonstrate an ability to:

  1. identify the major criminological and political approaches that inform international issues in crime and justice;
  2. be familiar with the role of the major institutions and bodies that purport to devise policy, dispense, monitor and enforce justice on a global scale;
  3. identify the limits and promises of international criminal justice;
  4. produce scholarly research as the end point of a process of reading, discussion and investigation; and
  5. undertake research independently, and give and receive constructive, critical feedback.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Off-campus attendance requirements

The teaching will take place in two European countries - Austria and Norway - and may vary in time from year to year

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