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Law and criminology

Kickstart your legal career with hands-on degrees designed to give you practical experience in the law and criminal justice system.

Prepare for a career as a lawyer, legal researcher, criminologist, forensic psychologist, law enforcement officer, youth or community justice worker, or in community corrections.

Our courses are taught by experienced legal practitioners and criminologists with a focus on practical skills, to give you a real-world understanding of crime, justice and the law.

If you’re thinking of studying law and criminology, it’s all happening at UniSC.

UniSC Law Lecturer Wins Prestigious International Award

UniSC Law Lecturer Dr Dale Mitchell was recently announced as the winner of the 2022 Julien Mezey Dissertation Award for his thesis using adaptation analysis as a means of re-reading and re-imagining law.

He also received an honorary mention from the LLHAA for his paper It’s Law: Towards a Form of the Cultural Legal which is forthcoming.

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UniSC study links social media with risk taking

UniSC’s Road Safety Research Collaboration Unit has confirmed the link between social media, mass media and an influence on risk-taking behaviour in new research showing exposure to content promoting speeding on social media and mass media was higher in speeders compared to non-speeders.

Understanding, preventing and responding to sexual violence

UniSC researchers in the the Sexual Violence Research and Prevention Unit work with community and industry to bridge the gap between research and practice in the area of sexual violence prevention and response.

Law a moot point for school leavers

Two Chancellor State College graduates are living their dream as law students, inspired to study after competing in the University’s moot court at the Sunshine Coast Schools Mooting Competition presented annually by UniSC.

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