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Law + Global Security [Combined] (LLB+BGS)

  • B1365BACHELOR OF LAWS/BACHELOR OF GLOBAL SECURITY
  • H1277BACHELOR OF LAWS HONOURS/ BACHELOR OF GLOBAL SECURITY [COMBINED] (no direct entry)

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Title Law + Global Security [Combined] (LLB+BGS)
Course Code B1365; H1277
Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Qualification Bachelor of Laws (LLB) + Bachelor of Global Security (BGS)
Duration 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Some units only: University of Macerata (Macerata, Italy) ['IMACERATA'] (internal)
Some units only: Geneva (Geneva, Switzerland) (internal)
Description Murdoch offers a combined degree in Law and Global Security in an integrated course of study. The combined Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Global Security allows students to study Law and Global Security in a complementary fashion offering both depth and breadth, together with a nuanced understanding of the security challenges of the Indo-Pacific (including Australia), their political policy and legal contexts, and potential resolutions. Transnational crime, policing and international law are also a focus of the combined program.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings 90 ATAR or equivalent

English competence.
Employment Prospects Law and Justice related fields, Legal Practitioner, Federal, State or Local Government, Legal Advisor, Security Analyst, Intelligence Agencies, NGOs.
Professional Recognition The Murdoch Bachelor of Laws satisfies the University education requirements for the practice of law of the governing bodies of the legal profession of Western Australia. As is the pattern in the rest of Australia, before a candidate may be admitted to the practice of law in this State, certain additional requirements must be satisfied after completion of this formal university training.
Professional Accreditation The Australian Legal Practice Board, plus the Ministry of Law in Singapore and the Malaysian and Indian Bar Council accredits the Murdoch LLB.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 120 credit points

Year 1 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP100 Career Learning: Managing Your Career - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

Core (LLB) - 12 credit points

BJU100 Australian Legal System - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB130 Criminal Law and Procedure - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB152 Torts - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB120 Legal Writing for Lawyers - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

Core (BGS) - 3 credit points

POL133 Politics, Power and Policy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

Major Units (BGS) - 6 credit points

POL192 Perspectives on Security and Terrorism - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

POL161 Understanding International Politics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

Year 2 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

LLB393 Law in the Community (Street Law) - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB390 Clinical Legal Education - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB391 Alternative Dispute Resolution - 3 points
MURDOCH: T1-internal

LLB210 The Law of Costs - 3 points
MURDOCH: SUM-internal

LLB301 Internships (WIL) - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-placement, TS21-placement, Y-placement, YU5-placement

LLB312 Law Moot #1 - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal (quota of 40 places), S1-internal (quota of 40 places), S2-internal (quota of 40 places), SUM-internal (quota of 40 places), W-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB314 Introduction to Mooting - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB315 Law Moot #2 - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal (quota of 40 places), S1-internal (quota of 40 places), S2-internal (quota of 40 places), SUM-internal (quota of 40 places), W-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB328 Trial Advocacy - 3 points
MURDOCH: ST3-internal

Core (LLB) - 15 credit points

LLB260 Contract Law - 6 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB253 Property Law A - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB254 Property Law B - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB259 Constitutional Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

Core (BGS) - 6 credit points

POL201 Global Justice, Aid and Security - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

POL236 US Policies and Global Security - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

Year 3 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

Select from the following:

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

POL340 Public Policy Internship - 6 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ART307 In-Country Studies Indonesia - 6 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external

POL301 Public Policy Project - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB393 Law in the Community (Street Law) - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB390 Clinical Legal Education - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB391 Alternative Dispute Resolution - 3 points
MURDOCH: T1-internal

LLB210 The Law of Costs - 3 points
MURDOCH: SUM-internal

LLB312 Law Moot #1 - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal (quota of 40 places), S1-internal (quota of 40 places), S2-internal (quota of 40 places), SUM-internal (quota of 40 places), W-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB301 Internships (WIL) - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-placement, TS21-placement, Y-placement, YU5-placement

LLB314 Introduction to Mooting - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB315 Law Moot #2 - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal (quota of 40 places), S1-internal (quota of 40 places), S2-internal (quota of 40 places), SUM-internal (quota of 40 places), W-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB328 Trial Advocacy - 3 points
MURDOCH: ST3-internal

Core (LLB) - 12 credit points

BJU200 Skills for Legal Practice - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB251 Equity - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB358 Australian Administrative Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB353 Trusts - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

Major Units (BGS) - 9 credit points

Year 4 - 24 credit points

Core (LLB) - 12 credit points

BJU300 Legal Theory and Research - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB452 Corporations Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB352 Evidence - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB201 Policing and Crime Prevention - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

Core (BGS) - 3 credit points

POL345 International Security Studies - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

Major Units (BGS) - 9 credit points

Year 5 - 24 credit points

Core (LLB) - 9 credit points

LLB450 Civil Procedure - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB468 Ethics and Professional Responsibility - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB365 Public International Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: SS5-internal

Specified Electives - 15 credit points

Honours Program

Students intending to complete Honours should contact the Academic Chair. Students must have achieved a specified WGPA in Murdoch Law units before they may be permitted to enrol in LLB580 Honours Thesis in Law and in the Honours program.

The award of Honours is available on the basis of distinguished achievement in LLB580 Honours Thesis in Law considered together with overall performance in LLB582 Legal Research Methods for Honours, LLB450 Civil Procedure, LLB468 Ethics and Professional Responsibility and LLB452 Corporations Law.

LLB580 Honours Thesis in Law - 12 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, Y-internal

LLB582 Legal Research Methods for Honours - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal, Y-internal

OR

Non-Honours Program

Students who have completed the four-year Bachelor of Laws at a high standard through the non-honours program may be awarded their degree with Distinction or High Distinction.

Select Specified Electives from the list below.

Specified Elective Unit List

LLB393 Law in the Community (Street Law) - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB302 International Sale of Goods - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB355 Admiralty Law - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB390 Clinical Legal Education - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB332 Commercial Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB210 The Law of Costs - 3 points
MURDOCH: SUM-internal

LLB325 Comparative Law - 3 points
IMACERATA: ST3-internal (quota of 35 places)

LLB341 Conflict of Laws - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB391 Alternative Dispute Resolution - 3 points
MURDOCH: T1-internal

LLB363 Employment Relations Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB356 Climate Change, Sustainability and Environmental Law - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB342 European Union Law - 3 points
IMACERATA: ST3-internal

LLB370 Family Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB386 Family Law Clinic - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB387 Human Rights Law Clinic - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

LLB301 Internships (WIL) - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-placement, TS21-placement, Y-placement, YU5-placement

LLB307 IP: Regulating Innovation and Creativity - 3 points
MURDOCH: SUM-internal

LLB337 Legal Protection of International Human Rights - 3 points
GENEVA: ST3-internal

LLB367 Law of Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1C-internal

LLB319 Insurance Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB339 Shipping Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB335 Mining and Natural Resources Law - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB305 Native Title Law - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB392 Oil and Gas Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: SUM-internal

LLB389 Psychology and Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB323 Social and Welfare Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

LLB381 Supervised Legal Research - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, SUM-internal

LLB311 International Trade Law - 3 points
IMACERATA: ST3-internal (quota of 35 places)

LLB312 Law Moot #1 - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal (quota of 40 places), S1-internal (quota of 40 places), S2-internal (quota of 40 places), SUM-internal (quota of 40 places), W-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB314 Introduction to Mooting - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB315 Law Moot #2 - 3 points
MURDOCH: H-internal (quota of 40 places), S1-internal (quota of 40 places), S2-internal (quota of 40 places), SUM-internal (quota of 40 places), W-internal (quota of 40 places)

LLB327 Refugee Law - 3 points
GENEVA: ST3-internal

LLB328 Trial Advocacy - 3 points
MURDOCH: ST3-internal

LLB367 Law of Planning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1C-internal

LLB349 Comparative Contract Law - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB372 Work Health and Safety Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: SUM-internal

LLB209 Sports Law - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB316 Basic Principles of Taxation Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB317 Advanced Taxation Law - 3 points
Not available this year

LLB397 Mediation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2K-internal (quota of 80 places)

LLB203 Indigenous Peoples, Law and Society - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

LLB306 International Arbitration Law - 3 points
Not available this year

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