Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

This program provides legal education for the practice of law. In that context, it provides knowledge of the legal system and legal principles, and cultivates a capacity for legal research, analysis and communication. The program also deals with theoretical perspectives on the law and encourages an appreciation of legal issues of special significance to the Northern Territory, including Aboriginal legal issues.

Structure

The program comprises core units and specialist electives. The Law core units are Introduction to Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Torts, Contracts, Equity, Trusts, Administrative Law, Property Law, Corporations Law, Evidence, Civil Procedure and Professional Responsibility.

Subjects

  • Law

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent.

Recognition

The degree provides the academic foundation for admission to legal practice in the Northern Territory and elsewhere in Australia. Students should seek advice from the admitting authority in the State or Territory in which they propose to seek admission to professional practice. To be admitted to legal practice in Australia, law graduates must also complete the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP). The GDLP may be taken through the College of Law, Sydney and can be completed online from anywhere in Australia or overseas. The College of Law provides a focus relevant to the State or Territory in which the student is studying.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Casuarina International: $77,040 No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus

Further information

This course can also be studied in the external mode. External students have access to live online tutorials as well as online access to the audiotapes of all lectures, enabling them to complete the course from anywhere in the world.

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