Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Available online, our three-year Bachelor of Laws is an internationally unique undergraduate law degree. Along with teaching the traditional law curriculum, our course incorporates Australian First Nations content, embeds cultural competence, and offers a range of specialised regional law topics. By obtaining a Bachelor of Laws, you are opening yourself to endless career opportunities – from government and non-government organisations and private enterprises to furthering your studies to become a solicitor or barrister.
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.
Standard entry requirements
- A completed High School Certificate (or equivalent) with the minimum ATAR required 80 (including adjustment factors).ORSuccessful completion of 1 year (full time equivalence) of a Bachelor degree or AQF equivalent.ORSuccessful completion of LAW112 and either LAW113 or LAW116 as part of a CSU Bachelor degree or as Single Subject Study.ORSuccessfully completed the Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) with a minimum score of 172 following a completed Higher School Certificate and demonstrated paid employment in the legal service field of no less than 2 years (or full time equivalency).ORDemonstrated academic/professional achievement for example completion of a Diploma of Conveyancing or Associate Degree in Policing Practice
- And paid employment in the legal service field of no less than five years (or full time equivalence), for example a paralegal, Court Officer, Police Officer or Licensed Conveyancer.
The Bachelor of Laws degree has been developed to meet the Legal Profession Admissions Board of NSW accreditation requirements. The course aims, objectives and core curriculum are based on the Priestley 11 Standards provided by the Legal Profession Admission Rules 2015 (NSW).
Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course.
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This course is an accredited academic pathway to legal practice. To be eligible to practice as a solicitor in Australia, an individual must be academically qualified. However each State and Territory has its own admission requirements in addition to the prescribed academic requirements.(i.e. law degree).