Postgraduate Course: Global Crime, Justice and Security: Theories and Frameworks (PGSP11249)
|School||School of Social and Political Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This foundational core course, designed for the MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security, will introduce students to theoretical frameworks from law and the social and political sciences through which they will be able to understand and interpret issues raised in the second semester core course and in other non-core courses.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
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| The course aims to give students a firm grasp of a number of theoretical perspectives and concepts utilised by legal, social and political scholars to describe, explain and understand issues of crime, justice and security in a global context.
By the end of the course students should:
be able to identify and understand key concepts and theories in legal, social and political scholarship,
know and understand academic debates and in the field of global crime, justice and security,
be able to critically engage with scholarly work in the field of global crime, justice and security, and, particularly, to summarise and evaluate examples of such work,
be in a position to anticipate the application of concepts and theories to a range of contexts in which crime, justice and security have a global, transnational or international element.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Andy Aitchison
Tel: (0131 6)51 4563
|Course secretary||Miss Cristyn King
Tel: (0131 6)51 3865