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Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

  • ID:USC610071
  • Level:5-Year Combined Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • be at least 18 years old when you start study

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma - successful completion with minimum score of 24 (minimum score of 4 in each of six subjects)

  • Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3

English Requirement

Qualifications listed below, that are the equivalent to Australian Year 12, must be completed within the last five years.

Tests listed below must have been completed within the last two years.


  • Overall score of 7.0 with minimum 7.0 in writing and speaking and 6.5 in all other subtests


  • Paper-based — overall score of 600-617 with minimum essay score of 5.0

  • Internet-based — overall score of 100 with minimum score of 25 for writing and speaking and 23 in all other sections


  • Overall score of 65 with minimum of 65 in writing and speaking and 58 in all other subtests


  • Overall score of 186 with no less than 186 in speaking and writing, and no less than 177 in the other skills


  • LoI English will be considered in limited circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Applicants who have successfully completed at least two years of senior secondary, post-secondary (eg VET/TAFE) or tertiary study where the language of instruction is English, completed within the last five years in any of the countries listed, may be considered: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States of America. LoI English will not be considered for studies undertaken in countries that don’t appear in this lis

Course Information

Put the law into context with this double degree. You'll study a range of criminology courses to give you a good understanding of Australia's criminal justice system and what motivates criminal behaviour.

You'll also cover all the academic courses required for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia and learn about social justice, ethics and law reform. Law Honours is available, usually without extending the time required to complete your degree.

In this program you will:

  • Research answers to legal problems, prepare advice, present legal arguments, observe court proceedings, and take part in simulated court presentations in USC's Moot Court 

  • Understand legal institutions and processes, and examine fair and effective methods of crime prevention

  • Have opportunities to further develop your skills by working with Legal Service clients under legal supervision in law professional practice, or undertake a legal internship.

  • Learn how to research crime-related issues and develop problem solving skills

  • Choose from specialist courses in criminal profiling and intelligence, youth justice and restorative justice, homicide and forensic science, international justice and more

  • Have the chance to complete a professional placement in your final year

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This double degree will be valuable for those graduates who intend to practise in criminal law. A broad range of career opportunities exist for graduates, in areas such as legal research, law reform research and policy development, advocacy, political advising; corruption and white collar crime investigations, prosecutions and crime prevention.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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