Graduate Diploma of Legal Administration
Bond University offers a personalised educational experience of the highest international standard, which is why Bond is Australia’s highest rating university for educational experience in The Good Universities Guide’s independent ratings in 2013.
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Year 12 or equivalent
This program offers students with non-law undergraduate qualifications the opportunity to attain postgraduate qualifications in law. This degree does not qualify a graduate for admission as a legal practitioner; rather, the program is intended for students from other fields and professions who wish to supplement their knowledge of law in a particular area.
Subjects you can Study
- Full-time internal = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 2 years
8 subjects, as follows: 4 x Compulsory Law Subjects: Advanced Legal Research and Writing, Australian Legal System, Principles of Contractual Liability, and Principles of Tortious Liability OR Criminal Law and Procedure A, plus 4 x Postgraduate Electives from any discipline.
Year 12 or equivalent
Subjects taken in the Graduate Diploma of Legal Studies may be credited towards a Juris Doctor at Bond University.
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Life after Study
Law clerks perform a variety of legal tasks under the supervision of solicitors, barristers or clerks of court. Law clerks may assist their employers in all areas of law, including probating (proving the validity of wills), conveyancing (dealings in land and property), criminal law, family law, wills and power of attorney, insurance law, environmental law, human rights law, company law and civil litigation.
About Bond University
Bond pioneered an independent, not-for-profit model of university education in Australia, introducing a three semester per year schedule that facilitates accelerated study programs, allowing students to complete a six-semester bachelor degree in two years instead of three or a masters degree in 12 months.
With an internationally diverse, close-knit community of around 4500 students, Bond offers the nation’s lowest student-to-staff ratio of 10:1, enabling small class sizes that encourage productive engagement and individual mentoring.
This personalised approach to education, combined with its uncompromising focus on industry relevance, sets it apart from every other Australian university. Through the university’s extensive corporate partnerships, students have access to industry leaders and opportunities for internships, scholarships and graduate placements with a number of blue chip organisations worldwide.
Students can also choose to broaden their horizons by participating in an international exchange program, with the opportunity to study relevant subjects at some of the world’s leading universities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Bond also welcomes students from its partner institutions who wish to study in Australia for a semester through the Study Abroad program.
The university offers over 300 internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework and research) degrees across its faculties of law , business , humanities and social sciences , and health sciences and medicine , as well as the Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture . Also on campus are Bond College (offering university pathway programs) and the Bond University English Language Institute .
All students have access to state-of-the-art academic, technological and recreational facilities on the Bond University campus, located in the city of the Gold Coast in south-east Queensland.
There is a wide array of on-campus accommodation and dining options, with additional off-campus accommodation within walking distance of the campus.
More than 70 sporting, recreation and special interest clubs operate on campus, fostering the tight-knit community spirit and complementing the student experience.
For more information, please visit www.bond.edu.au
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