Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

Deakin's Bachelor of Laws provides the robust training and recognised qualifications you need to start your career as a first-class legal practitioner. All major areas of law are covered, such as contract, torts, property, legal practice and ethics, constitutional law, criminal law and corporate law.This comprehensive course provides in-depth studies in each of the key areas of legal practice, and emphasises practical legal skills training.

Course Fee:


International: $135,200

Entry Requirements:

Entry for school leavers will be based on their performance in the Victorian VCE or its equivalent - Prerequisites are units 3 and 4 a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL; entry for non-school leavers will be based on STAT results, GPA from Bachelor level or postgraduate studies from courses undertaken within the last 10 years. For information on the STAT please visit http://www.deakin.edu.au/students/faculties/buslaw/student-support/stat

Structure:

The 32 credit points include 18 credit points of core units and 14 credit points of elective units. The 14 credit points of electives must include, 1 credit point of WIL/practical/ experiential unit from a list, a minimum of 8 credit points of law electives and a minimum of 4 credit points of non-law electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Law

Study Pathways:

Credit for prior learning may be offered to applicants who have successfully completed post-secondary studies.

Further information:

Course also offered in Cloud (online) mode.

Recognition:

Deakin's Bachelor of Laws is designed to satisfy the university component of the requirements to become an Australian Lawyer set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB). In addition to completing an approved LLB degree, a person seeking entry is required to work for one year as a legal trainee, or to undertake a practical legal training (PLT) course.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 91.15 Yes Full time 4 years
Burwood 91.15 Yes Part time 8 years
Waterfront 84.15 No Online 4 years
Waterfront 84.15 No Full time 4 years
Waterfront 84.15 No Part time 8 years
Warrnambool No info No Full time 4 years
Warrnambool No info No Part time 8 years

Deakin University has five campuses, one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria. Deakin’s fastest growing is the Cloud Campus where over 15,000 students study predominantly online. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. 

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. 

With 56 000 students it is one of Australia’s largest universities. The university has a large, diverse student body, with many mature age and part-time students, a high proportion of international students and others from regional areas. It engages students from non-traditional student groups through flexible learning modes and comprehensive transition programs, as well as community-based education.

Deakin’s four faculties offer courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, allied health, psychology and teaching. The university provides a broad range of double degrees, offering combinations such as nursing with midwifery, health sciences with information systems, and criminology with psychological science.

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