Socio-Legal Studies Table

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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 core 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 unit
(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 core 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 core 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 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies
Semester 2
CRIM2601
Studying Crime and Criminology

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
Semester 1
CRIM2602
Crime, Punishment and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2634 or SCLG2566
Semester 2
SCLG2623
Sociology of Terror
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology
Semester 2
SCLG2638
Sociology of the Other
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
N SCLG2604 or SCLG2635 or SCLG3606
Semester 2
SCPL2601
Australian Social Policy
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies
N SCPL3001
Semester 1

3000-level units of study

Core
SLSS3601
Doing Socio-Legal Research
6    P 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 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology
N SCLG2624
Semester 2
SLSS3603
Social Justice, Law and Society
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Social Policy
N SCLG2605 or SCLG2017 or SCLG2536
Semester 1
CRIM3601
Medico-Legal and Forensic Criminology
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-legal Studies
N SLSS2603
Semester 1
CRIM3602
Crime, Media and Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-legal Studies
N SLSS2605
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
SLSS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
SLSS3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2