CRJU302-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Prisons and Corrections

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020


This course introduces students to the New Zealand correctional system and demonstrates how it has evolved since 1840. It then examines various aspects of the correctional system in detail.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.


(1)  Any 30 points at 200 level in SOCI or
ANTH, or
(2)  Any 60 points at 200 level from the Schedule V of the BA, or
(3) i. CRJU201 and either ii.CRJU202 or


Equivalent Courses

Course Coordinator

Amir Bastani


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Essay One 12 Aug 2020 15% 2,000 words
Essay Two 07 Oct 2020 25% 3,000 words
Random quizzes 10%
Final examination 50%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,553.00

International fee $6,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Law.

All CRJU302 Occurrences

  • CRJU302-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020