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

Course outline

Make a difference in the justice system. You’ll study a range of criminology courses, forming an understanding of Australia’s criminal justice system and what motivates criminal behaviour. Cover all the academic courses required for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia and learn about social justice, ethics and law reform.

In this program you will research answers to legal problems, prepare advice, present legal arguments, observe legal practice, and take part in simulated court presentations. You’ll understand legal institutions and processes, and examine fair and effective methods of crime prevention. You can choose from specialist courses in criminal profiling and intelligence, youth justice and restorative justice, homicide and forensic science, international justice and more. For more information, visit Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Only first and second year law courses offered at Moreton Bay in 2024.

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, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Advocacy, corruption, crime prevention, development, law reform research and policy, legal research, political advising, prosecutions, white collar crime investigations.

Course Code
018311
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$15136 (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