Course outlines


Listed below on this website are the course outlines for the optional criminology modules offered on the BA Criminology by the staff and doctoral students in the Discipline of Criminology within the Sociology Department at UCC. There are other optional modules on offer of course, what we see as 'background modules' from other Departments, such as Philosophy, Law, Applied Social Studies, History, Statistics and Government, that deepen you rknowledge of key issues, and you can see the full list on the Year 2 general page on this site. The module specification for these modules can be found in the Book of Modules.

In the sidebar on the left you will find links to the following course outlines:

SC2021 Sociology of crime & deviance [S1, compulsory, Y2, Professor Colin Sumner];

CR2001 Contemporary criminological theory [10 credits, S2, compulsory, Y2, Professor Colin Sumner & Dr. James Windle];

CR2002 Women,ocial controland coercive confinement  in Ireland [S2, Y2/3, Helen Russell MA Crim.];

CR2003 Crime, urbanisation and cities [S2, Y2/3, Dr James Windle]

CR2005 Sex offenders [S2, Y2/3, Dr Ciara Staunton]

CR2006 Policing modern society [S1, Y2/3, Dr James Windle & Dr Maggie Brennan]

CR2007 Life-course criminology and desistance [S2, Y2/3, Maria Walsh M.Ed. PG.Dip.]

CR2008 Victims and victimology [S2, Y2/3, Dr Orla Lynch]

CR2009 Comparative perspectives on policing [S2, Y2/3, Martin Hopkins MA, M.Crim. Just.]

CR2010 Terrorism and political violence [S1, Y2/3, Dr Orla Lynch]

CR2011 Education in prisons [S1, Y2/3, Dr. Kevin Warner]

CR2013 Gender and crime [S1, Y2/3, Emer Sweeney MA Crim. & David Jones MA]

CR2014 Animals and crime [S2, Y2/3, Dr Clare Leon]

CR2015 Youth Crime [S2, Yr2/3, Dr Katharina Swirak]

CR2016 Global Illicit Drugs Trade [S1, Y2/3, Dr James Windle]

CR2017 Drugs, crime and society [S2, Y2/3, Dr James Windle & Martin Dorgan MSoc.Sci.].