Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Laws prepares graduates for a range of careers in the legal, corporate and community sectors, government and non-government organisations. The course provides a focus on both practical and theoretical learning. This degree will provide students with a broad ranging program combining foundation subjects; the compulsory 'Priestley Eleven' areas of legal knowledge that are required for admission to legal practice in Australia; practical subjects to hone students' legal skills; and a range of electives which will enable students to explore the areas of particular interest.
384 credit points consisting of: 228 credit points of Core Law studies, 156 credit points of Elective studies.
Standard entry requirements
- Successful completion of VCE (or equivalent)
- VCE English requirements: Units 3 and 4 and a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English
The College has established a number of study pathways. Applications for credit transfer and recognition of prior learning are encouraged. Honours year available.
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Students in any Bachelor of Laws course may apply to transfer into any Bachelor of Laws (Honours) once they have completed a minimum 192 credit points (equivalent to 16 units) and have attained an average mark of Distinction or above i.e. 70-100% in those units.