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LAW1113 Criminal Law I
Credit Points: 15

This unit introduces students to the basic concepts of criminal law. Students are guided to analyse elements of key offences. It will focus on The Criminal Code. Students will analyse the substantive areas of criminal law in order to gain insight and an ability to contextualize the way offences occur in broader socio-political contexts.


Note: Students should complete LAW1600 Legal Writing and Research before enrolling into LAW1113 Criminal Law I, however students may be take LAW1600 and LAW1113 in the same semester (concurrently) if necessary.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K61Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Laws
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
V72Bachelor of Laws
K50Bachelor of Laws
Y67Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
K30Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
K58Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Psychological Science
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012