The combined degrees program of Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours), Bachelor of Criminology requires the completion of a minimum of 180 units of study and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Bachelor of Criminology a minimum of 180 units.
For admission to the program, students must apply for admission to the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) combined degrees through SATAC.
Eligible students who decide to take up the combined degrees program in a subsequent year will be required to apply via university internal transfer, for admission to the Bachelor of Criminology.
Students enrolled in the combined degree program must complete the full program specified within the combined program for each degree before they can graduate with either award.
Students who commence, but subsequently do not wish to complete, the combined degrees program may be eligible to transfer to either the Bachelor of Criminology or Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) programs and to receive credit for some, or all, of the topics already completed.
Program of study
To qualify for the combined degrees of Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours), Bachelor of Criminology a student must complete the following program of study with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic:
- a Law component of 135 units for the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) which consists of 90 units of core topics, 22.5 units of Legal Practice Training, 9 units of option topics and 13.5 units of dissertation or 135 units for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) which consists of 90 units of core topics, 9 units of Year 3 Option topics, 22.5 units of Year 4 Option topics and 13.5 units of dissertation [see Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) or Bachelor of Laws (Honours) entry for further information];
- a Criminology component of 45 units for the Bachelor of Criminology, consisting of:
Core - Year 1 topics
18 units comprising
CRIM1101 Crime and Criminology (4.5 units)
CRIM1102 Criminal Justice System (4.5 units)
LEGL1201 Law in Australian Society (4.5 units)
SOCI1001 Issues in Sociology (4.5 units)
Core - Year 2 topics
13.5 units comprising:
CRIM2201 Punishment and Society (4.5 units)
CRIM2202 Policing and Society (4.5 units)
CRIM2205 Basics of Research Design and Methods (4.5 units)
Core - Year 3 topics
9 units comprising:
CRIM3401 Criminology in Practice (4.5 units)
CRIM3402 Advanced Research Methods and Analysis (4.5 units)
Option - Year 3 topics
Select 4.5 units from:
CRIM3011 Current Issues in Criminal Justice (4.5 units)
CRIM3203 Corporate Crime (4.5 units)
CRIM3301 Crime, Law and Trauma (4.5 units)
CRIM3302 International Criminal Justice (4.5 units)
CRIM3303 Psychology, Crime and the Law (4.5 units)
CRIM3304 Criminal Networks (4.5 units)
CRIM3306 Encountering Crime (4.5 units)
ITAL3215 The Italian Mafia: Origin and Representations (4.5 units)
POLI2011 Australian Public Policy: Applications, Issues and Dilemmas (4.5 units)
POLI3010 Advanced Perspectives on Public Policy (4.5 units)
POLI3103 Politics and the internet (4.5 units)