Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Psychological Science

Griffith University

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

Combining law with psychological science will give you a unique skill set that will prepare you for work either in the community sector or in commerce and industry. You will also develop analytical, research and communication skills. Law component Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on core areas of legal practice and the legal skills that lawyers must have. You will have the opportunity to choose law electives based on your interests, including clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience. You will make connections between law and ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalisation. You will also develop interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work. You will take courses that cover areas such as Crime, Contracts, Property, Corporate Law, Torts and Theories of Law. 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. Psychological Science component You will 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.

Subjects

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Administrative Law
  • Behaviour Change Skills
  • Biological Psychology
  • Civil Procedure
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • 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
  • Free-choice electives
  • Global Law
  • Group Facilitation and Coaching Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • 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
  • Torts 1
  • Torts 2

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=1470&-SortField=Linked%20Institution%20Name&-noresultserror=error.html&-search View credit precedents for this program

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gold Coast International: $156,750 No information available No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Mount Gravatt International: $156,750 No information available No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan International: $156,750 No information available No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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