Socio-legal Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Socio-Legal Studies

Major

A major in Socio-Legal Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core unit
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(v) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Socio-Legal Studies requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core unit
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level units

1000 level units of study

SLSS1001
Introduction to Socio-Legal Studies
6      Semester 1
SLSS1003
Law and Contemporary Society
6      Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Core
SLSS2606
Socio-Legal Theory
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies
N SCLG2615
Semester 2
Selective
SLSS2604
Indigenous Social and Legal Justice
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-legal Studies
Semester 1
CRIM2601
Studying Crime and Criminology
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology
Semester 1
CRIM2602
Crime, Punishment and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology
N SCLG2634, SCLG2566
Semester 2
SCLG2623
Sociology of Terror
6    P (12 Junior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Socio-Legal Studies)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
Semester 2
Summer Main
Winter Main
SCPL2601
Australian Social Policy
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy
N SCPL3001
Semester 1

3000 level units of study

Core
SLSS3601
Doing Socio-Legal Research
6    P 6 Senior credit points in Socio-Legal Studies and (SCLG2602 or SCLG2632) or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-legal Studies
N SLSS2601
Semester 1
Selective
SLSS3602
Human Rights, Laws and Social Protest
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies
N SCLG2624
Semester 2
SLSS3603
Social Justice, Law and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies
N SCLG2605,SCLG2017,SCLG2536
Semester 1
CRIM3601
Medico-Legal and Forensic Criminology
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology
N SLSS2603
Semester 1
CRIM3602
Crime, Media and Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology
N SLSS2605
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Socio-Legal Studies requires 48 of credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours thesis units

Seminar

SLSS4101
Theory and Method in Socio-Legal Studies
6      Semester 1
SLSS4102
Advanced Social Science Methodology
6      Semester 1

Thesis

SLSS4103
Socio-Legal Studies Honours Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
SLSS4104
Socio-Legal Studies Honours Thesis 2
24      Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Socio-Legal Studies are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2019.