QUT College

Bachelor of Justice / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

QUT College

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This program will provide graduates with the academic qualifications to practise law, and skills and knowledge relevant to a wide range of professional fields. Students can also choose justice careers in policy and politics, and criminology and policing, and are able to make contributions in the operation of, and development of law enforcement and justice administration. Graduates will have developed legal skills including legal analysis, negotiation, dispute resolution and research and are able to think critically and creatively about the law from different perspectives. The course has been designed in consultation with industry to provide students with a strong foundation in contemporary legal and justice knowledge and skills. Students benefit from meaningful connections with high profile industry employers and classes with leading and internationally renowned experts in law and justice. Students study a combination of justice and law units in the first 4 years of the course while the final years are devoted to the study of law units only. Law students have the option to complete the Law, Technology and Innovation minor.


528 credit points 39 units. Justice is made up of 8 core units and 8 major units. Students select a major in Criminology and Policing or Policy and Politics. The LLB(Hons) requires the completion of 27 units. This is comprised of 19 core units, including units based upon the 'Priestley 11' required for admission to legal practice in Australia and 8 electives. Students are able to deepen their knowledge in areas of interest through their elective choices which reflect areas of legal practice and emerging developments in law.


  • Criminology and policing
  • Law
  • Policy and politics

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).


Graduates satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a solicitor or barrister in all Australian states and territories. The degree qualification is also recognised for admission purposes in West and East Malaysia, India, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

Study pathways

Successful completion of this course will allow you to pursue postgraduate opportunities through research and coursework based degrees in justice and or law. Students maybe eligible to receive advanced standing based on partial completion of other university studies. QUT advanced standing rules apply.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $184,000 No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years

Further information

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students. Individual faculties also offer support through prizes, awards and bursaries that reward and encourage student effort through the generous support of individuals, industry and government sponsors. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date.

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