Whatever type of assessment you are required to complete for particular Criminology modules, all will involve written work. Essay writing is an opportunity for you to develop an extended discussion of a topic area. You will seek to demonstrate your understanding of the question and the academic debates that surround it. This is not simply your own opinion in relation to the subject area, but is a way of showing that you can formulate a coherent and informed debate based upon a range of relevant literature. [Page 98]Knowing how to structure and communicate your thoughts in written form is a necessary skill for any ...