SS4304 - Sexual Offending

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2022/23

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

This course aims to provide an in-depth examination into various dimensions within the study of sexual offending from the criminological, psychological, and sociological perspectives. This is an advanced course in criminology and psychology. Major components of the course will address the psycho-sociological developmental risk factors, theoretical bases of sexual offending, psychopathological issues, widely-cited offender typologies, the offending patterns and offender typologies, comparative studies, and treatment and recidivism issues in sexual offending.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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