Transnational Crime (8893.2)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
CLOSED FOR FUTURE ENROLMENT.
This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2013 End Date: 31/12/2015
- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2012 End Date: 31/12/2012
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;
role of technology in facilitating TNC.
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.