Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This double degree provides students with a practical legal qualification and a comprehensive understanding of the impact of law within community settings. For students seeking a career in law, the course equips them 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. Students can add value to their law degree by selecting elective units in specialised areas of law. Students may also participate in the Law Society Peer Mentoring Program, The Innocence Project, The Law Access Program and international mooting competitions to give them real world experience and the competitive edge in the job market. The Criminology and Justice component 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. 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.

Structure

50 Units 750 Credit Points.

Subjects

  • Criminology and Justice Majors: Corrections
  • Policing

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply.

Recognition

This course has been Accredited by Legal Practice Board of Western Australia (LPBWA).

Further information

Related careers: Lawyer, Barrister, Legal Practitioner, Solicitor, Police Officer, Community Corrections Officer, Parole Officer, Youth Justice Officer, Prison Officer, Research and Policy Officer

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