Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course prepares students to think ahead and take advantage of employment opportunities in growth areas and newly emerging sectors, such as intellectual property and technology. The degree provides a strong foundation in contemporary law knowledge and transferable skills such as critical analysis, problem solving and research that will equip students for their careers. Students have the opportunity to choose electives that align with their interests and can gain practical and hands-on experience. Students benefit from meaningful connections with high profile industry employers and classes with leading and internationally renowned law experts.
The course requirements is completion of 384 credit points (31 units). This is comprised of 19 core units, including units based upon the 'Priestley 11' required for admission to legal practice in Australia and 12 electives. Graduate entry students are granted 96 credit points of advanced standing based on their previous degree. 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.
Standard entry requirements
A completed recognised non-law bachelor degree (or equivalent) with a minimum volume of learning of one year full-time (or equivalent).
Graduates to satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a solicitor and/or barrister in all Australian states and territories. They are also recognised for admission purposes in West and East Malaysia, India, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.
On successful completion of the Bachelor of Laws (Honours), there are a number of further study options open to you. The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) meets the entry requirements for Practical Legal Training courses for example, the QUT Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. In addition, successful completion of this course will allow you to pursue postgraduate opportunities through research and coursework based degrees in law. Students admitted to the graduate entry program will automatically receive one year of advanced standing which will allow the student to complete the degree in three years full-time. QUT advanced standing rules apply.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Gardens Point||International: $127,500||No|
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.