Law and Justice Minor

Bachelor of Arts, 3 years full-time, Parkville. CRICOS code: 002167E

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On successful completion of this minor, students will be able to:

  • understand the political, cultural, socio-economic and historical practices of law and of justice from an Australian and international perspective; and
  • examine the capacity and power of law to deliver justice across a range of social, historical, cultural and political contexts; and
  • critically discuss socio-legal theories and concepts; and
  • understand theoretical perspectives on the connections between justice, law and society. and
  • communicate effectively in oral and written formats.

Course Description

Offered by the School of Social and Political Science

In this minor you will examine the capacity and power of law to deliver justice in a range of social, historical and political contexts. A key focus is the origins and effects of legal processes.


  • Law
  • Community development
  • Policy development
  • Government

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