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Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
This double degree enables students who wish to study Law, and Criminology & Justice to obtain a degree in both fields. The combination of law, criminology and justice provides students with a practical legal qualification and a comprehensive understanding of the impact of law within various community settings.
The Bachelor of Laws equips students with skills for the courtroom and beyond, providing greater scope and options for a rewarding career in the legal, corporate, commercial, and social justice fields. Practical experience may be gained at the on-campus Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre and through the Criminal Justice Review Project (Innocence Project).
The Bachelor of Criminology & Justice is designed for students with an interest in criminology, social justice and the justice system. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the nature of criminology and justice, and the principal disciplines of law, political science, psychology and sociology, which inform criminological and justice related issues. Students examine the nature of crime and social control, as well as a broad range of areas in the domain of justice, including policing, courts, law, corrections, family law and conflict management.
Additional Course Information
Bachelor of Laws Professional Recognition
This course satisfies the academic requirements for admission of Law graduates as legal practitioners in Western Australia. Professional recognition extends to the online mode of delivery. As with other Bachelor of Laws degrees in Australia, before a Law graduate may be admitted to the legal profession in that state or territory, certain additional requirements must be satisfied following completion of the Bachelor of Laws. Law graduates seeking admission in Western Australia should refer to the Legal Profession Act 2008 (WA).
Lawyer, Barrister, Legal Practitioner, Solicitor, Police Officer, Community Corrections Officer, Parole Officer, Youth Justice Officer, Prison Officer, Research and Policy Officer
The Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Criminology & Justice are also available in these disciplines.