Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

This dual degree prepares you to work in legal practice or the related field of criminology. In addition to studying all the subjects required for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia, you gain an understanding of the causes and impacts of crime, and what works in reducing crime and improving justice from an applied social science perspective. Your future career could include areas such as legal research, law reform research and policy development, advocacy, political advising, corruption and white collar crime investigations, prosecutions and prevention. For more information, visit Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Only first year law courses offered at Moreton Bay in 2023.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

90.45

77.25

73.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

94.45

83.55

73.10

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

<5*

0

<5*

0

22

0

35

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

62.9%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Solicitor, barrister, government legal officer, police, intelligence, customs, corrections, youth justice, child safety, legal administration, security, therapies, rehabilitation, legal research and policy development.

Course Code
018311
Start Date

Offer rounds
,
Fee
CSP/$14624 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast