RMIT University

Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal)

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00122A

By studying the Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal), you will develop specialised legal knowledge and high level, analytical and practical legal skills. Graduates of this associate degree are highly sought after within the legal industry. Graduates of this associate degree are highly sought after within the legal industry.


192 credit points


  • Business and Corporate Law, Civil Procedure & Dispute Resolution, Contract Law, Criminal Law, Evidence Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law and Trade Practices, Land Law & Conveyancing, Legal Research, Paralegal, Probate and Administration, Tort Law, Wills.

Standard entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent qualification).

Study pathways

Graduates of the RMIT Advanced Diploma of Legal Practice can progress to the Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal). Graduates of the RMIT Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal) may be apply for exemptions from the following, subject to meeting each program's entry requirements: Any Bachelor of Business degree, Bachelor of Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Legal and Dispute Studies.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City Domestic: $55,680
  • ATAR: 43.15
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

Paralegals are employed in organisations such as law firms, conveyancing firms, community agencies and government departments and community legal centres. Paralegals are also employed in commercial organisations and corporations in the banking, insurance and property sectors. They may also have specialised roles in legal fields like litigation, probate administration, criminal law, property and land law, family law, corporate and commercial law.

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