Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies

Bachelor degree
60 months
Application deadlines: 21 July
Full-time
Intakes: February
International tuition: A$30,000
Domestic tuition: A$8,756

Program overview

The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies produces well-rounded graduates ready for legal practice and a range of professional careers in an increasingly global environment. As a graduate you can pursue a range of legal careers including: private practice as a solicitor or barrister careers in the public sector both local and international government service including the diplomatic service, the United Nations system, other international organisations and NGOs social entrepreneurship and companies with global outreach international relations journalism including travel journalism and tourism. 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.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

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): from an Internet–based total of 100 – minimum of 25 in writing, speaking, reading and listening.

Career opportunities

Graduates can pursue a range of legal careers including: 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 such as universities or public broadcasters); in-house counsel to a wide range of organisations from corporations to trade unions; public interest legal work in community legal centres; and legal research.

Campus location

Fitzroy , Australia