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Criminology 110


 
Module code KRM 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Part 1: Fundamental criminology
Introduction to criminology, definition of crime, crime tendencies, classical and positivistic explanations of crime.
Part 2: Violent crime
A brief analysis of causes, consequences and mechanisms to prevent and reduce violent crime within a South African context. Define violent crime in terms of interpersonal violence, homicide, violent crimes within the criminal justice system and property-related violent crimes.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Law
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Social Work and Criminology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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