The Law Pathway is offered as part of the Bachelor of Law and Society and requires one year of full-time study (or the equivalent part-time). The Law Pathway is offered by the College of Business, Government and Law. Upon successful completion of the one year Law Pathway, students will transfer to one of the courses listed under the Program of Study below.
The Law Pathway has different admission requirements to the Bachelor of Law and Society. In order to undertake the Law Pathway commencing students must apply for admission to the Law Pathway through SATAC.
The minimum requirements for consideration for entry to all undergraduate courses are specified in detail in the University Entry Requirements.
Students who have completed tertiary study which included any of the pathway topics in Criminology, Justice and Society, Law or Legal Studies or equivalent would normally be required to have achieved a grade of credit or better in those topics to be considered for entry.
After successful completion of the one year Law Pathway, students will transfer to one of the following courses:
Students who do not meet the criteria for guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice or combined degree of Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice, Bachelor of Law and Society may apply to transfer into these degrees via the normal competitive admission process.
The award of a grade of Fail on more than one occasion in the same LLAW topic may constitute prima facie evidence of unsatisfactory progress for the purposes of the University’s Policy on Student Progress.
31.5 units comprising:
CRIM1101 Crime and Criminology (4.5 units)
CRIM1102 Criminal Justice System (4.5 units)
LEGL1201 Law in Australian Society (4.5 units)
LLAW1211 Legal Research and Writing [Research I, Writing I] (4.5 units)
LLAW1212 Criminal Law and Legal Method [Statutory Interpretation I] (4.5 units)
LLAW1213 Introduction to Public Law [Group Work] (4.5 units)
LLAW1221 Professional Skills and Ethics [Ethics I] (4.5 units)
Choose 4.5 units from the following:
AUST1004 An Introduction to Aboriginal Studies (4.5 units)
INNO1001 Innovative and Creative Thinking: Recognising Opportunities (4.5 units)
POLI1003 Introduction to Democracy and Government (4.5 units)
SOCI1001 Issues in Sociology (4.5 units)
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