Legal Studies, Minor (0266)
- Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0266
Previous Code: SM1140.1
Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs: Yes. Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.
Students in this minor examine the nature and functions of law and law-making and the development of Australian and international legal systems. Students have the opportunity to investigate the key areas of law and justice, including family law, youth justice, and first peoples and the criminal justice system. This minor meets NSW Education Standards (NESA) content requirements for students who wish to teach Legal Studies in NSW Secondary Schools
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road||Internal||Dr Di Dickenson|
|Penrith Campus||Internal||Dr Di Dickenson|
Students must complete 40 credit points.
|LAWS 1003||Fundamentals of Australian Law||10|
|LAWS 1009||Legal Analysis and Critique||10|
|Select two of the following:||20|
|Government and Public Law|
|First Peoples and Criminal Justice|
|Youth Justice and Practice|
|Crime Prevention and Community|
|Prisons, Punishment and Criminal Justice|
|Total Credit Points||40|
Equivalent Minor Subjects
The subject listed below counts towards completion of this minor for students who passed this subject in 2021 or earlier.
CULT 2019 - First Peoples and Criminal Justice, replaced by HUMN 2070 First Peoples and Criminal Justice