Bachelor of Laws (Pass and Honours)
Application deadlines: 21 July
Intakes: July, February
International tuition: A$29,584
Domestic tuition: A$10,403
You can pursue a range of legal careers including: private practice as a solicitor or barrister legal officer in the public sector in-house counsel for a wide range of organisations including corporations, regulatory authorities and NGOs. Typically, you develop specialisations in different fields of law throughout you career – from criminal law to family law; from environmental law to corporations law, from international trade to entertainment law. As part of this degree you complete up to 160 hours of pro bono work (after your first year), providing you with firsthand experience of the legal system while allowing you to contribute to the common good.
This program can be done
Applicants whose first language is not English must have either: successfully completed at least two full–time years of study in secondary or higher education where the medium of study was English; or demonstrated their English proficiency, as set out below: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Overall Score 7.0, Individual score of 6.5 in all tests. Test of English as a Foreign Language – Academic (TOEFL) Internet based total of 100 - minimum of 25 in writing, speaking, reading and listening.
Private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister; legal officer in the public sector (for example in federal or state government departments and publicly-funded organisations as diverse as national regulatory bodies, universities and public broadcasters); in-house counsel to a wide-range of organisations from corporations to trade unions; public interest and legal work in community legal centres; legal research; and a variety of jobs in which legal knowledge is either required or desirable.
Fitzroy , Australia