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Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice, Bachelor

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  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Joondalup, Australia| Online
This Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice double degree offered at Edith Cowan University  provides students with a practical legal qualification and a comprehensive understanding of the impact of law within community settings.
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Overview

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 on this Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice double degree offered at Edith Cowan University

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.

Related careers

  • Lawyer
  • Barrister
  • Legal Practitioner
  • Solicitor
  • Police Officer
  • Community Corrections Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Youth Justice Officer
  • Prison Officer
  • Research and Policy Officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Part-time and online are available only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Criminal Justice Process 
  • Criminology 
  • Torts 
  • Legal Process 
  • Legal Writing and Research 
  • The Psychology of Criminal Behaviour 
  • Research Methods 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.
  • Meet the minimum score for STAT Written English or successfully completed ATAR English, ATAR Literature, ATAR EALD or equivalent.
  • If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Submit your academic transcript for assessment.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    11000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 AUD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Joondalup

  • 1400 - 2500 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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