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Justice Policy and Community Engagement (8359.2)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice


  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2018 Semester 1 MS   Skye   MASTERS (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

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This unit will introduce students to the task of developing, implementing and evaluating policy in the justice sector. It will place a strong emphasis on the concept of community engagement, that is, the process of involving the community in the development of policy and the design and delivery of services.

Learning Outcomes

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the policy cycle and its application in the justice sector; relate and apply this knowledge the to task of developing, implementing and evaluating policy in justice environments; demonstrate sound knowledge of both the theory and practice of community engagement;
  2. relate and apply the key concepts of community engagement to the professional context of the justice sector; examine and evaluate emerging practice in this regard, through the presentation of case studies and examples.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Three hours per week.


Successful completion of 48 credit points.

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