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Bachelor of Laws

Undergraduate | SCU-LAW-DEG | 2024

Become a lawyer in just three years

Develop legal reasoning and research skills that are essential for a career in law. Deep dive into the Australian legal system. Offering diverse electives and professional work placements, this degree prepares graduates for a range of legal careers.

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Study method
100% online study with practicum placement
100% online
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3 years full time or part time equivalent
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Bachelor of Laws

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Career opportunities

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.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Laws fulfils the academic requirements for admission to the legal profession, and is accredited with the NSW Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB). Professional admission authorities also require law graduates of all universities to complete practical legal training or similar to be eligible to practise as a lawyer.

Students who intend to practise law outside Australia should check with the relevant country’s admission body to confirm their practising requirements.

The subject ‘LEGL2012 - Mediation Practice and Procedure’, meets the training and assessment threshold requirements as specified in the National Mediator Accreditation System. As such, Southern Cross University is recognised as an Education and Training Provider Member of the Mediation Standards Board. Upon successful completion of the unit, students may apply to a Registered Mediation Accreditation Body (RMAB) to finalise their accreditation.

Career outlook

Over $120K
Policy and Planning Managers:
Over $120K
$75K to $93K

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