CRJU302-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Prisons and Corrections

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021


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

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00 A2 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 14:00 - 16:00 C3 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Marozane Spamers


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Essay One 13 Aug 2021 20%
Essay Two 01 Oct 2021 25%
Weekly quizzes 10%
Final examination 45%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,570.00

International fee $7,000.00

* 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 Faculty of Law .

All CRJU302 Occurrences

  • CRJU302-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021