Not offered from 1 January 2017
To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements of the degree in which you are enrolled:
To qualify for Honours in Legal Studies a student must complete satisfactorily 36 units of study as specified below. The program requires one year of full-time study or the equivalent part-time.
This honours program in Legal Studies aims to provide students with opportunities to extend their skills and knowledge of legal and justice issues acquired either through completion of the Bachelor of Justice and Society or through a Legal Studies major in the Bachelor of Arts. It also aims to allow students to develop skills in research and the presentation of that research both in writing and orally.
On completion of this honours program students will:
- be able to demonstrate their understanding of issues and theories of policy analysis
- have an extended knowledge of contemporary justice issues in a global context
- be able to analyse and critically evaluate ideas and concepts in legal and justice issues
- have developed skills to present their research both orally and in writing
- be able to plan research activities and manage their time independently.
Program of study
Students undertake 18 units of thesis and 18 units of core topics.
Honours - Legal Studies - Thesis topics
Select 18 units from the topics listed below
LEGL7700 Honours Thesis in Legal Studies (18 units)
LEGL7700A Honours Thesis in Legal Studies (9 of 18 units)
LEGL7700B Honours Thesis in Legal Studies (9 of 18 units)
Honours - Legal Studies - Core topics
LEGL7004A Policy Analysis: Legal Issues (9 units)
LEGL7010 Special Topic in Legal Studies A (9 units)