LLB Criminal Behaviour II

Photo of a burning police carModule leader: Dr James Treadwell

Module description:

This module explores the practical and theoretical debates surrounding serious forms of criminal behaviour and looks in more detail at specific types of criminal behaviour and its regulation, control and treatment. The module focuses on specific criminological studies of distinct categories of criminal behaviour and its regulation and policing. 

Students will consider how empirically and theoretically criminology studies, debates and understands particular criminal practices, and how, in policy and practice, societies respond to serious forms of criminal behaviour. Topics include:

  • Homicide and serial murder 
  • Domestic and intimate partner violence
  • Sexual offending
  • Robbery
  • Drug related crime and drug policy
  • Terrorism
  • Organised crime
  • State crime and war crimes
  • Corporate crime



The optional modules listed on the website for this programme may unfortunately occasionally be subject to change. As you will appreciate key members of staff may leave the University and this necessitates a review of the modules that are offered. Where the module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you make other choices.