Organised Crime and Corruption
SCQF level 9
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF level 9
The module provides an overview of organised crime and corruption and its effects on the political, economic, and social development of countries around the world. It will discuss the increasingly global nature of transnational organised crime, its growing portfolio of illicit activities and its impact on regional and international security. The analysis will also address the complexities of criminal groups in different parts of the world and the policies to fight them.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass IR2006
Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour seminar (x 11 weeks), 1-hour lecture (x 11 weeks) 1 consultation hours with Coordinator (x 12 weeks). 2 hours examination feedback in week 1 of following semester.
As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%
Module coordinator: Dr R H Jalkebro
Module teaching staff: Dr R Jalkebro