Globalisation and Crime

The details
Colchester Campus
Undergraduate: Level 6
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
16 May 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for


Module description

This module examines contemporary developments in criminology, crime and the governance of crime, focusing in particular on the effects of globalisation upon crime, criminology and criminal justice.

Module aims

The module looks in detail at state crime, war crime, and human rights, focussing on historical and contemporary forms of mass atrocity, colonialism, genocide, torture and the international mechanisms designed to prevent and fix these large-scale social harms. Questions about the changing nature and function of contemporary states and the problems of balancing human rights with human security will be tackled throughout the module.

Module learning outcomes

To further understand globalisation and crime

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Lecture and class


This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non-essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework Essay 20/04/2020 100%
Exam 120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
50% 50%


Coursework Exam
50% 50%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Darren Thiel
Jane Harper, Undergraduate Administrator (Years 2/3), email:, telephone: 01206 873052



External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
Of 50 hours, 50 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


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