In the fight for justice, you need integrity, perseverance and ideally, this degree.
The Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies will equip you not just with a knowledge of how the law works, but also why it was established in the first place and how it affects others.
While a law degree provides you with the skills to work in legal practice, this degree provides a broader range of insights to people with interests in social justice, policy development, politics and analysis.
Graduates are prepared for a wide range of roles in the justice and social policy sector, as well as the public service.
Note that each Australian state or territory has its own legislation regulating conveyancing practice, except QLD where only qualified solicitors are legally permitted to engage in conveyancing.
The course consists of compulsory law and units and elective units, including Australian Politics, the Australian Legal System, Global Social Movements and Social Policy. Students can choose to study a major in Conveyancing.
Additional information: Some elective units, when studied online, require students to attend on-campus workshops.
The assessment methods used in this course vary from unit to unit. They may include research proposals, research essays, reports, oral and written presentations, case studies, online and class participation, and examinations. The weighting of assessment marks between assignments and examinations also varies.
On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including face-to-face lectures and tutorials. Some units offer online activities, classes, pre-recorded and/or live lectures. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
The online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive online pre-recorded and/or live lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
If online students choose to study the following elective units, they will need to attend workshops at either the Lismore or the Gold Coast campus: