Complete the academic pre-requisites to become a lawyer in just three years with the Bachelor of Laws (Undergraduate Entry), developing the intellectual, critical and practical skills needed in the professional practice of law.
In addition to the core units, which comply with professional accreditation requirements, the course includes unique core units such as the philosophy of law and environmental law, that reflect the School of Law and Justice's focus on justice and critique.
Elective units cover areas as diverse as human rights, race and the law, animal law, climate law and policy, psychology and the law and ecological jurisprudence. An elective in mediation meets national requirements, setting you on the way to becoming a nationally accredited mediator.
You may also complete electives at an academically rigorous and rewarding Summer or Winter Law School and undertake work placements and law mooting as part of your studies.
In addition to the core units, which comply with professional accreditation requirements, the course includes unique core units such as the philosophy of law and environmental law that reflect the School of Law and Justice's focus on justice and critique.
There are no majors in this degree but students can choose from a wide range of electives to suit their interests.
This course will equip graduates with the skills to start a legal career and practise as a lawyer, and for a wide range of careers in corporate management, legal aid and in the community sector or the private sector.
During their careers, graduates may choose to specialise in fields such as family law, wills and estate planning, criminal law, corporate law, property and conveyancing law, town planning and environmental law, employment and industrial relations, commercial law, compensation law, entertainment law and sporting law.
To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Laws - Undergraduate Entry, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points), comprising:
* 17 core units (204 credit points), and
* 7 Law electives (84 credit points).
Students wishing to complete the Bachelor of Law (Honours) should refer to the rules for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours).