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This module introduces students to the basic research and essay writing skills required when studying Criminology in Higher Education. A mixture of lecturer-led and independent learning methods will address topics such as efficient use of library and information & careers services, active reading and note-taking, accurate referencing, understanding and benefiting from assessment, effective group working and presentation skills, developing skills in critical evaluation and higher-order learning, and maximising the learning benefits of reflection and self-evaluation.
The module provides students with an understanding of why gender is central to the study of offending and the operation of the criminal justice system. Theoretical and policy debates about the treatment of women in the criminal justice system will be examined.