University of Technology Sydney

98001 Crime Data: Analysis and Interpretation

8cp; Weekly two-hour seminar plus curated asynchronous online teaching and learning materials and activities on Canvas.
Requisite(s): 98000 Introduction to Criminology


This subject develops students’ understanding, use and application of crime data. The subject begins by contextualising what crime data is, its sources, purpose and function before moving on to examine how such data is used in practice, including the strategic and tactical value of crime data. Covering issues of policing, crime prevention, crime reduction and crime mapping, students gain insight, knowledge and skills in analysis and interpretation.

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Spring session, City campus

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