GE2221 - Violence and Crime

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organizations
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Students will learn various theories of crime and be guided to examine a spectrum of violence.  They will acquire the skills of critical analysis of real life cases or events as well as media violence through video watching, class discussions and exercises, and project work to discover the nature, causes and impact of violent crimes and issues on criminal justice.  In this discovery journey, students will face a challenging task of coming up with solutions or proposing recommendations that can prevent or reduce violent crimes.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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