Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program provides students with the core academic law subjects for admission to practise as a lawyer and is also suitable for those wanting legal knowledge and skills for work in other occupations. First year provides students with foundation skills and knowledge for the study of law. In the final years a range of electives are offered to enable students to develop specialist knowledge through the study of legal issues directly affecting society. Students who intend to seek admission as a Legal Practitioner in Queensland must enrol in LA4022:Civil Procedure, and LA4038:Legal Ethics and Trust Accounting.
72 credit points. Students who intend to seek admission as a Legal Practitioner in Queensland must enrol in LA4022:Civil Procedure, and LA4038:Legal Ethics and Trust Accounting.
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- English (Units 3/4,C)
Legal Practitioners Admissions Board (LPAB) and Chief Justice.
Honours is offered to students who meet the stated criteria, available on a full or part-time basis.
|Campus||Fees||Entry||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|JCU Cairns||International: $98,880||Yes|
|JCU Townsville||International: $98,880||Yes|
To be eligible for admission as a solicitor in Queensland, an applicant must have completed approved law qualifications (this degree satisfies that requirement), have undertaken approved practical legal training via a practical legal training course or Supervised Traineeship at a firm, and be able to satisfy the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board and the Supreme Court of Queensland of their fitness to practise. International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.