Back to Find Units Page

Unit of Study LAW10488 - Crime, Globalisation and Governance (2015)

Show me unit information for year

Unit Snapshot


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 examine theoretical understandings of contemporary global governance in the context of crime and control and demonstrate skills in comparative legal analysis;
2 recognise and assess recent developments in international criminal law and its institutions; outline the role of international criminal justice in state reconstruction; and critically evaluate alternative international justice paradigms;
3 describe in detail international case-studies where violent conflict and justice responses have led to a reinterpretation of global governance priorities;
4 critically evaluate criminalisation and control as mechanisms for advancing the authority and legitimacy of international political alliances and explain Australia's place in the global 'war on terror',
5 recognise the potential of the law and its institutions regionally and internationally in the quest for global governance;
6 demonstrate analytical skills in conducting legal research in the field of crime, globalisation and governance; and demonstrate written skills in the presentation of research.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. examine theoretical understandings of contemporary global governance in the context of crime and control and demonstrate skills in comparative legal analysis;
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. recognise and assess recent developments in international criminal law and its institutions; outline the role of international criminal justice in state reconstruction; and critically evaluate alternative international justice paradigms;
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. describe in detail international case-studies where violent conflict and justice responses have led to a reinterpretation of global governance priorities;
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. critically evaluate criminalisation and control as mechanisms for advancing the authority and legitimacy of international political alliances and explain Australia's place in the global 'war on terror',
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. recognise the potential of the law and its institutions regionally and internationally in the quest for global governance;
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  6. demonstrate analytical skills in conducting legal research in the field of crime, globalisation and governance; and demonstrate written skills in the presentation of research.
    • GA4:
    • GA6: