Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology

BB-LAWCRJ Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Course rules

To qualify for the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, students must complete 500 Credit Points comprising: 

  • nineteen Core Law Units (237.5 credit points)
  • fourteen Core Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology units (175 credit points)
  • five Law Electives (62.5 credit points)
  • three Professional Experiences in law (0 credit points) *
  • two units of other study comprising of two electives (25 credit points)

Professional Placements

 

Professional placements are subject to a competitive selection process. International students may be eligible for a Professional Placement where a relevant Professional degree exists. International students who successfully gain a placement through the selection process will be required to change courses to the relevant Professional degree, in order to complete a placement and should consider any visa and extended study duration implications prior to applying.

Students who undertake a 12 month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 575 credit points comprising:

  • 19 Core Law Units (237.5 credit points)
  • 14 Core Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology units (175 credit points)
  • 5   Law Electives (62.5 credit points)
  • 4   units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points)

Students who elect to undertake a 6 month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 537.5 credit points comprising:

  • 19 Core Law Units (237.5 credit points)
  • 5    Law Electives (62.5 credit points)
  • 14 Core Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology units (175 credit points)
  • 2    units of study of the Professional Placement Minor (50 credit points)
  • 1   elective unit of study (12.5 credit points)

* If student selects the Law Professional Placement units, the Professional Experience in Law units are waived.

Students complete no more than 200 credit points (16 units) at Introductory Level (i.e. Stage 1 - eg: LAW1XXXX). A unit of study can only be counted once. Where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternative unit.

Maximum Academic Credit
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology is 150 credit points (normally 12 units)