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

A Law and Justice minor offers students the opportunity to examine the capacity and power of law to deliver justice in a range of social, historical and political contexts. A key focus of the subjects in this sequence is an engagement with the origins and effects of law's processes.


  • Law
  • Community development
  • Policy development
  • Government

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