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  • Free Speech and Media LawBLAW10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Our current laws regarding free speech and media have grown up in an era of mainstream media institutions. Now every individual with a computer or mobile device and access to the internet can record, report and comment on events, and frequently does. The old focus on organised media and largely p...

  • Principles of Business LawBLAW10001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Principles of Business Law provides an introduction to law from a business perspective. This subject is available as a level 1 breadth subject to students in all faculties. Topics include: the nature and purpose of law; how law develops and changes; how new law is made; how to read and understand...

  • Corporate LawBLAW20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    A survey of the law governing the formation, regulation, and termination of companies. Analyses the internal controls on company management and their effects upon outsiders. Considers the rights and remedies of those affected by companies and their controllers.

  • Taxation Law IBLAW30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject provides students with an overview of the operation of the Australian taxation system with an emphasis on solving common practical tax questions. The subject examines income tax, capital gains tax, fringe benefits tax and goods and services tax law for different types of taxpayers. ...

  • Privacy Law and Social NetworksBLAW20002


    The limited protection of privacy for those who engage with online social networks has provoked a range of policy and law reform debates. This subject will delve deeply into the question of privacy law and social networks in an effort to explain and critique the current legal position as well as ...

  • Taxation Law IIBLAW30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Taxation Law II will explore different topics to those covered in Taxation Law I and will also examine some topics which are briefly covered in Taxation Law I in further detail. This subject will cover: Tax Structures – companies, trusts and partnerships;International taxation issues;Taxation of...

  • Competition and Consumer LawBLAW30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Competition and Consumer Law will explore the statutory regulation of anti-competitive practices under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The subject will also examine the key components of Australia's national consumer protection regime (the Australian Consumer Law). While it canvasses...

  • Sovereignty, Justice, Indigenous PeoplesCRIM90008


    This subject examines the relation between Indigenous peoples, justice and the law, through the lens of sovereignty. It reflects critically on the concept of sovereignty, its powerful propensity to transcend its social origins, and its fortress status in law. Through first examining European law’...

  • From Graffiti to TerrorismCRIM10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject explores the motivations underpinning particular types of criminal behaviour. It begins with an overview of various definitions and ways of measuring crime and then looks at the causes of specific offences ranging through graffiti, to animal cruelty, to armed robbery, to illicit drug...

  • PolicingCRIM20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject introduces students to the historical, political and social forces which shape police organisations, policies and practices. The subject covers the origins, functions and structures of contemporary policing , and identifies key emerging issues and challenges in policing such as the e...

  • Qualitative Research MethodsCRIM40002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject forms an advanced overview of theories, methods and ethical issues in qualitative research. The subject will focus on the techniques of field studies, intensive interviewing, and case studies. Students will carry out small scale qualitative research exercises and will present them or...

  • Advances in Criminological ResearchCRIM90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Criminology draws its frameworks for inquiry and understanding from a wide range of intellectual traditions and contemporary conceptualisations. This subject provides accounts of contemporary developments in the construction and application of theory in criminal justice and related settings. with...

  • Criminology Thesis Part 2CRIM40009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Refer to CRIM40008 Criminology Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Drugs and JusticeCRIM40003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject introduces students to a range of historical and contemporary issues surrounding the measurement of drug use and the popular and scientific construction of the health, crime and social consequences of drug use. The subject is concerned with the relationships between various construct...

  • Research and Criminal Justice GovernanceCRIM90011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    What does it mean for a criminal justice intervention to be effective? Why is it important to know? For whom? How does government emphasis on the impact of criminal justice programs affect the design and funding of programs? And what does this focus on effectiveness mean for research priorities a...

  • Crime and Public PolicyCRIM30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Many criminology graduates find themselves researching, developing and applying crime policy in government, political and other contexts. This subject helps prepare students for such work. As well as providing an overview of factors shaping policy in Australia and other countries, it reviews chal...

  • Cybercrime and Digital CriminologyCRIM20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Whilst mobile and social media benefit society in many ways, they have also given rise to a range of cybercrimes and online harms. In this subject we examine the origins, nature, and prevalence of a range of cybercrimes and online harms. Further, through considering cybercrimes in the context of ...

  • Criminology Thesis Part 2CRIM90029

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Refer to CRIM90028 Criminology Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Criminology Thesis Part 1CRIM40008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject involves a supervised thesis of 15,000 words, embodying the results of the student's own research.

  • Criminology Special Topics 1CRIM90027


    This subject engages with critical and contemporary issues in the field of Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies. Focusing on a special topic of key criminological and socio-legal interest, this subject will enable students to broaden and deepen their understanding of contemporary areas of criminol...