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Transnational Crime (8893.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School




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    The unit Transnational Crime is designed to introduce students to TNC issues in a national and international. This unit examines:
    relevant international conventions, resolutions and recommendations as they apply to transnational crime;
    factors contributing to the growth and success of transnational crime groups;
    global and regional contexts of transnational crime;
    organisation of transnational crime groups;
    financing of transnational crime;
    transnational crime and the threat to global and national security;
    global illicit drug trade;
    human trafficking;
    firearms trafficking;
    role of technology in facilitating TNC.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. critically analyse the issues that are influencing the growth of TNC and approaches to counter that growth;

    2. identify the multilateral instruments that have been developed to combat transnational crime;

    3. describe the nature and key attributes of transnational crime groups;

    4. discuss the impact within Australia of nationally significant crime types;

    5. analyse manifestations of TNC including illicit drugs, human trafficking, firearms, cybercrime, money laundering and terrorist financing;

    6. understand the policy responses to TNC issues.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours



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