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Making sense of the combined degree experience: the example of criminology double degrees

Wimshurst, Kerry; Manning, Matthew

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Little research has been undertaken on student experiences of combined degrees. The few studies report that a considerable number of students experienced difficulty with the contrasting epistemic/disciplinary demands of the component programmes. A mixed-methods approach was employed to explore the experiences of graduates from four double degrees that combine criminology with a second degree. While participants experienced epistemological uncertainties, most worked out ways, individually and in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/72477
Source: Studies in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2015.1067605

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