Bachelor of Law and Society

Flinders University
Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Contact the university / college
Duration
3 years
Intakes
3/7
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 14,121
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 53,655

About this course

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Entry Requirements

English Language Requirements:

  • Achieved the required level for the course you are applying for; or
  • Successful completion of an approved secondary or tertiary qualification, taught in the English language in a country where English is the official language or the main language spoken (for English levels 1-3 only) with evidence no more than five years old on the proposed date of commencement of the course; or
  • Successfully completed a pre-course English program from an approved ELICOS Provider.
  • Other evidence of English language proficiency may be accepted. 

Curriculum

Year 1 
Core:

  • Academic and Professional Communication
  • Crime and Criminology 
  • Criminal Justice System 
  • An Introduction to Justice and Society 
  • Australian Justice System
  • Contentious Justice Issues

Option/Elective:

  • Introduction to Forensic Science
  • General Chemistry 
  • Chemistry for the Life Sciences
  • Psychology 1A
  • Psychology 1B 

Year 2
Core:

  • Crime and Punishment
  • Policing and Law Enforcement 
  • Criminal Process and the Courts
  • Access to Justice: Policy and Reform

Option:

  • General Chemistry
  • Chemistry for the Life Sciences 
  • Crime Fiction and Film: From Poe to the Postmodern 
  • Introduction to Forensic Science 
  • Chemical Criminalistics 
  • Terrorism and Society in Modern Europe
  • Young People and the Law 
  • Legal Fictions: Race, Crime and Sovereignty
  • Miscarriages of Justice - Australia, Canada, Britain 
  • Research Methods 1
  • Personality and Social Psychology
  • Human Development
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Sex, Gender and the Law 

Year 3
Core:

  • International Criminal Justice
  • Seminar in Justice Policy  
  • Socio-Legal Research Methods 

Plus one of the following:

  • Corporate Crime 
  • Crime, Law and Trauma 
  • Psychology, Crime and the Law
  • Current Issues in Criminal Justice B 

Option (choose 9):
 

  • Biological Criminalistics 
  • Evidence Evaluation 
  • Corporate Crime 
  • Crime, Law and Trauma 
  • Psychology, Crime and the Law
  • Current Issues in Criminal Justice B - Organised Crime and Criminal Networks
  • Chemical Criminalistics  
  • The Italian Mafia: Origin and Representations 
  • Justice Policy Work Integrated Learning 
  • Research Methods 2 
  • Advanced Social Psychology 
  • Applied Cognitive Psychology

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