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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Stand out in a competitive job market with a UQ law degree.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
4 years full-time
Course Code
2359, 082613C
Intake Months
International Fees
$43,888 per year / $175,552 total

About this course

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is a four-year program designed to develop a high-level understanding of the law, along with personal and professional skills that can be transferred across a wide range of careers.

Courses are taught in small group settings and seminar-style learning spaces, specifically refurbished for law students. You'll have the opportunity to test your knowledge with your peers and teachers in an active learning environment.

When you graduate, you'll have an internationally respected honours qualification, with advanced knowledge and skills that will set you apart in a competitive job market while also provide a pathway to future research or learning.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

Program highlights
  • Study in small classes and inspiring spaces designed to give you a personalised, supportive and innovative educational experience.
  • Develop practical legal skills, professional networks and enviable opportunities through our comprehensive co-curricular program and events.
  • Volunteer with our UQ Pro Bono Centre and provide support to a range of legal organisations and truly improve access to justice in our community.
  • Combine study in law with other programs to open up endless career possibilities. As well as enjoying employment in the legal profession, our graduates are prepared for every possible future.

1 in Queensland for law

QS World University Rankings 2020

39 in the world for law

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Judge's associate
  • Legal officer
  • Social and government researcher
  • Negotiation and dispute resolution specialist
  • NGO adviser
  • Community laws officer
  • Compliance manager
  • Company secretary