Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Government and International Relations

Griffith University

The Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on the core areas of legal practice together with legal skills that lawyers must have. It also provides you with opportunities to choose law electives that are aligned with your own particular interests. You can also take advantage of study abroad opportunities and gain credit towards your Griffith degree for approved courses taken at international universities. Griffith Law School staff are committed to a set of values which guide their teaching and research as well as their relationships with students. These values are summarised as Scholarship, Character, Responsibility and Respect. In the Government and International Relations component, you will focus on core concepts in your first year. From your second year onwards, you will focus on specialised courses. You will complete your studies with a parliamentary internship or a work placement. The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) encompasses 30 credit points of research dissertation. As well as the opportunity for career and skill advancement, the Honours program creates a pathway for Law students to move to Higher Degree Research (HDR) studies via the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs. If you complete the five Canadian Law courses you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Entry Requirements:

Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Government and International Relations and 5.5 GPA in Laws component

Subjects you can Study:

Administrative Law; Applied Mathematics major; Civil Procedure; Constitutional Law; Contracts 1; Contracts 2; Corporations and Associations; Crime 1; Crime 2; Equity and Trusts; Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Practice; Evidence; Foundations of Law; Global Law; Globalisation, the Asia-Pacific and Australia; Governments, Markets and Communities; Honours Thesis Completion; International Relations; International Relations Theory; Introduction to Political Philosophy; Introduction to Politics; Legal Research Methods; Power and Policy Making; Property 1; Property 2; Solving Policy Problems; The Mechanics of Power; Theories of Law; Thesis Work in Progress; Torts 1; Torts 2

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Nathan No info Full time 5.5 years
Gold Coast No info Full time 5.5 years
Gold Coast No info Part time 8 years
Nathan No info Part time 8 years
Griffith University offer more than 350 qualifications across 5 campuses in Queensland. Griffith University serves more than 40,000 students. Approximately half of Griffith students study full-time and on-campus.

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