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This module describes and analyses the important functions and structures of the South African criminal justice system. It also incorporates emerging forms of justice and formal and informal approaches to policing, justice and mediation, and punishment.
Within semester/Formative assessment: 65%
Examination/Summative assessment: 35%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this module is 150 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The module requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.