Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) is a three-year degree designed for experienced students who have completed a previous Bachelor level degree. You can pursue a range of legal careers including: private practice as a solicitor or barrister; legal officer in the public sector; in-house counsel for a wide range of organisations including corporations, regulatory authorities and NGOs. Typically, you develop specialisations in different fields of law throughout your career - from criminal law to family law; from environmental law to corporation law, from international trade to entertainment law.

Structure

240 credit points. You will complete 80 hours pro bono experience (after your first year) which will count as credit for a compulsory community engagement unit (10 cp).

Subjects

  • Law

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have successfully completed a recognised three-year Bachelor degree in any field of study.

Recognition

This course has been specifically developed to meet the requirements for admission to practice law. The course has been approved in Victoria and New South Wales, and is recognised for admission as a legal practitioner in other States and Territories in Australia.

Study pathways

The degree provides a pathway to specialisations in a variety of legal and business related disciplines.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $91,800
  • ATAR: 78
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $91,800
  • ATAR: 78
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $91,800
  • ATAR: 80
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

The Bachelor of Laws (Graduate entry) is designed to produce well-rounded graduates ready for legal practice and a range of professional careers in an increasingly global environment. Graduates can pursue a range of legal careers including: private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister; legal officer in the public sector (for example in federal or state government departments and publicly-funded organisations as diverse as national regulatory bodies, universities and public broadcasters); in-house counsel to a wide-range of organisations from corporations to trade unions; public interest and legal work in community legal centres; legal research; and a variety of jobs in which legal knowledge is either required or desirable.

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