Summer Intensives

Get more out of your summer and keep your study momentum going with our exciting range of summer intensives. You can reduce the time it takes to complete a unit by studying in intensive mode — some units can be completed in seven weeks or even less. Learn from experts and international academics in some of the best locations on the east coast or by studying online. Enrol via My Enrolment, or contact 1800 005 687 and enquiry@scu.edu.au for more information.


Law and JusticeJANUARY
Study Period 1, 2018
LAW72011 – Why the State Needs to Kill: law, violence and the production of political authority
Principal Teaching Delivery: 8 – 11 January 2018
Location: SAE Byron Bay
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Professor of political theory at San Francisco State University, James R Martel presents this unique unit on violence committed by the state and how subjects of the state respond to it, from ancient Greek times up to the present day. You are encouraged to think critically about how the question of race is frequently bound up with state violence.


Law - Struggles Movements and CommunismJANUARY
Study Period 1, 2018
LAW72014 – Struggles, Movements, and the Idea of Communism
Principal Teaching Delivery: 8 – 11 January 2018
Location: SAE Byron Bay
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Communism is seeing a resurgence in political debate – this unit will give you the tools to critically investigate what this means. Presented by Professor Jodi Dean from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, this unit will see you examine the new cycle of struggles, class and identity, digital capitalism and the limits of media politics.


Psychiatry Psychology and the LawJANUARY
Study Period 1, 2018
LAW10207 – Psychiatry, Psychology and the Law
Principal Teaching Delivery: 14 – 17 January 2018
Location: SAE Byron Bay
Level: Undergraduate intermediate

Why do some people commit antisocial acts while others do not? This unit, presented by Slovenian sociologist and legal theorist Professor Renata Salecl, might give you some ideas. With an introduction to psychological and psychoanalytic theories on human behaviour, you will learn how to critically think about how psychoanalysis, psychology and psychiatry can help legal practitioners and how advances in neuroscience can contribute to legal reasoning.


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