CRIM 305

Special Topic: Victims and Victimology


Explores patterns and theories of victimisation, the position of victims and victimology within criminology and the representation of victims in the media. Includes case studies of specific types of victimisation such as racial hate crimes and family and sexual violence. Victims’ rights and the position of victims in the criminal justice system and restorative justice will also be examined.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for CRIM 305.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Dr Susann Wiedlitzka


CRIM 305: 15 points


90 points passed in BA courses, including 30 points at Stage II