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On completion of this module, students will be able to:
• Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of key theoretical, methodological and conceptual issues in victimisation research
• Critically examine key debates and controversies concerning the victim’s role in the criminal justice process
• Evaluate recent legal, policy and practice developments
• Demonstrate awareness of issues related to specific victim groups, particularly victims of sexual violence and victims labelled as 'vulnerable'
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: 2,000 word essay||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: 2,000 word assignment||Week 10||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Weekly reflective learning journals||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
This module is assessed by means of an essay, assignment and reflective journal. Feedback will be provided in the form of written group feedback through Brightspace within 20 working days of the submission date. Students may request a meeting with the module coordinator to obtain individual feedback on their assessments.