Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Psychological Science

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on the core areas of legal practice together with legal skills that lawyers must have. It also provides you with opportunities to choose law electives that are aligned with your own particular interests. You can also take advantage of study abroad opportunities and gain credit towards your Griffith degree for approved courses taken at international universities. Griffith Law School staff are committed to a set of values which guide their teaching and research, as well as their relationships with students. These values are summarised as Scholarship, Character, Responsibility and Respect.You will also learn how to apply psychological theories to topics such as thinking and perceiving, motivation, stress, health, criminal activity, and group behaviour. You will also learn how to evaluate and understand tests that measure intellectual, behavioural and emotional states. You will develop interpersonal and communication skills and learn about the principles of counselling and core areas of psychology. You will learn how to help people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties.The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) encompasses 30 credit points of research dissertation.As well as the opportunity for career and skill advancement, the Honours program creates a pathway for Law students to move to Higher Degree Research (HDR) studies via the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs.If you complete the five Canadian Law courses you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Subjects

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Administrative Law
  • Behaviour Change Skills
  • Biological Psychology
  • Civil Procedure
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts 1
  • Contracts 2
  • Corporations and Associations
  • Counselling Skills
  • Crime 1
  • Crime 2
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Practice
  • Evidence
  • Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Foundations of Law
  • Global Law
  • Group Facilitation and Coaching Skills
  • Honours Thesis Completion
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Legal Research Methods
  • Lifespan Development
  • Property 1
  • Property 2
  • Psychological Assessment of Individual Differences
  • Psychology in Professional Contexts
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  • Social and Cultural Psychology
  • Survey Design and Analysis
  • Theories of Law
  • Thesis Work in Progress
  • Torts 1
  • Torts 2

Standard entry requirements

Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Psychological Science and 5.5 GPA in Laws component

Recognition

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.griffith.edu.au/apply/credit-transfer Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. https://app.griffith.edu.au/credit-precedent/credit_result.php?ngpc=1519&-SortField=Linked%20Institution%20Name&-noresultserror=error.html&-search View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Mt Gravatt Campus No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan Campus No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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