LAWS6315 - White Collar and Corporate Crime

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LAWS6315 - White Collar and Corporate Crime

The unit will expose students to the significant body of criminological theory, research and critical debate on white collar and corporate crime.

Students will first be introduced to the historical and conceptual controversies on the status of white collar and corporate crime as objects of criminological knowledge.

Different traditions of research and theorizing in the area will then be examined, along with their implications for legal regulation and punishment.


  • 6,000 Word Essay (70%)
  • Take-Home Exam (30%)


Semester 2 Intensive
26, 27 September & 17, 18 October 2014

The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

You can credit this unit towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Study.

Courses this unit is available in

Master of Laws | Master of Global Law | Master of Business Law |
Master of Criminology | Graduate Diploma in Law | Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law | Graduate Diploma in Criminology