Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3110: State Crime

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Crimes against humanity
  • Genocide
  • Torture
  • State-sponsored terrorism
  • Transitional justice and historic allegations
  • State-corporate crime
  • Private Security
  • Institutional racism
  • Asylum policy
  • Prisons and punishment
  • Women and the Criminal Justice System
  • Crime and Globalization
  • Organized crime
  • Deviance and social control

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities2211x2-hour seminars
Guided Independent Study58Reading assignments and preparing responses for seminar questions
Guided Independent Study46Research and composition of essay
Guided independent study24Research and preparation of student-led seminar

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).