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What will I learn?

The University of New England offers a flexible approach to the study of law. UNE boasts one of Australia's largest law schools outside a capital city, as well as being an early adopter of innovative technology in the delivery of its law programs.

Bachelor of Criminology with Honours: Students who have attained a Credit average in the Criminology component with at least Distinction standard in 18 credit points at 300 level in criminology including CRIM344 Criminology and Justice Systems may be admitted to end on honours in Criminology via the Bachelor of Criminology with Honours.

Law component: The Bachelor of Laws is accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board of NSW for admission as a legal practitioner in NSW and mutual recognition legislation extends admission to other Australian jurisdictions.

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board of NSW. Upon completion of the LLB, graduates may complete a period of practical legal training (PLT) and be qualified to apply for admission as an Australian Lawyer. After admission you are then eligible to apply for a practising certificate as a solicitor from the Law Society of NSW or undertake further studies to obtain a practising certificate as a barrister from the Bar Association of NSW.

Additionally, a law degree is relevant to a large range of careers including: working in legal aid agencies, advocacy organisations, commercial firms, government departments, banking, commerce, management and a wide range of businesses.

Course Aims

The Bachelor of Laws component aims to graduate students who can demonstrate:

1. understanding and knowledge of Australian law and awareness of indigenous, international and theoretical perspectives;

2. competence in using legal research and analytical skills that equip them to work in the legal profession or in a broad range of law related occupations;

3. the ability to take a strategic approach to problem solving by applying critical and innovative thinking to complex legal issues and situations;

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

BCrim component: demonstrate an understanding of the causes and consequences of crime within Australia, including the role that the media and legal system play in shaping our understanding of crimes;

demonstrate an understanding of the major criminological and sociological theoretical perspectives that explain both crime and deviance. Critically analyse, consolidate and apply this theoretical understanding to practical criminological scenarios with a deeper understanding of the issues at hand and a wider knowledge base;

demonstrate the practical use of criminological research and study within the criminal justice system to apply research methods and practical skills to their theoretical knowledge of the criminal justice system;

demonstrate a critical understanding of the Australian Criminal Justice System and the key institutions within this system, the key local and international political and social changes that have shaped the progression of the Australian Criminal Justice System;

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

CRICOS

065085G

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,216.00 (15,52,035) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 October 2022, 27 February 2023

Venue

University of New England (UNE)

Armidale Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND,

New South Wales,

2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia

Online/Distance (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,216.00 (15,52,035) per year
The given fee for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 October 2022, 27 February 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For direct admission into undergraduate courses offered by UNE you must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least equivalent to completion of Year 12 in Australia. International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24. English language requirements: An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic overall score of at least 6.0, with no sub-band less than 5.5. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 213 in the computer-based test OR at least 79 in the internet-based test. You must receive a rating of no less than 22 in the written component. A Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50.

For international students

For direct admission into undergraduate courses offered by UNE you must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least equivalent to completion of Year 12 in Australia. Entry requirements vary from country to country

Assumed knowledge is any two units of English.

An IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5; or equivalent TOEFL score of at least 213 in the computer-based test; or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component; or a PTE Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50;

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of New England (UNE)

UNE is the only Australian public university awarded the maximum 5 stars for overall experience 15 years in a row (The Good Universities Guide 2021).

  • Based in Armidale & Sydney, New South Wales in Australia
  • International students from 70 different nationalities
  • The Armidale campus is spread over an area of 74 hectares
  • On campus student accommodation options in Armidale