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Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Australia

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Summary

This degree enables those with a Bachelor’s degree in other disciplines to complete a Bachelor of Laws in three years of full-time study or part-time equivalent.

For students seeking a career in law, this course equips them with skills for the courtroom and beyond, providing greater scope and options for a rewarding career in the legal, corporate, commercial and social justice fields.

Students can add value to their degree by selecting elective units in specialized areas of law. Students may also participate in the Law Society Peer Mentoring Program, The Innocence Project, The Law Access Program and international mooting competitions to give them real world experience and the competitive edge in the job market.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical legal issues.
  • Communicate legal knowledge and ideas clearly, coherently and with independence.
  • Demonstrate a global outlook with respect for cultural diversity, including Indigenous cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrate initiative and autonomy to implement social, sustainable, and ethical values through appropriate professional practice.
  • Think creatively to anticipate challenges and generate legal solutions/responses.
  • Think critically to analyze, interpret and conceptualize complex legal matters.
  • Use digital and hard copy indexes to access, evaluate and synthesize relevant legal principle and policy from cases and peer reviewed articles.
  • Work collaboratively and accountably and be responsible for own learning.

Course structure

Students are required to complete 22 Core units and 2 Elective units.

Career opportunities

Potential careers exist in private practice, in-house corporate practice and in-house government. Corporate planning, government policy, politics, journalism, creative writing and many other careers dependent on excellent written and verbal communications skills, logic and analytical ability are also welcome options for graduates.

Possible future job titles

Lawyer, Barrister, Solicitor, Legal Practitioner, Judge's Associate, In-house Counsel, Community Legal Adviser, Government Legal Officer.

CRICOS

083400G

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry).

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

A$31,550.00 (15,16,605) per year

From

24-Feb-20

Venue

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Joondalup Campus,

270 Joondalup Drive,

JOONDALUP,

Western Australia,

6027, PERTH, Australia

Online/Distance (3 years full-time or part-time equivalent)

Tuition fees

A$31,550.00 (15,16,605) per year

From

24-Feb-20

Venue

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Joondalup Campus,

270 Joondalup Drive,

JOONDALUP,

Western Australia,

6027, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirement for international students

All applicants are required to have a recognised Bachelor or Masters degree in any discipline. Alternatively applicants can have a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma, where in the opinion of the Course Coordinator, the student has appropriate experience/achievements since graduation to qualify them for admission to the course.

All applicants must meet the academic admission requirements for this course.

  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.

Minimum requirements for secondary school results can change, depending on the country where you completed secondary study.

English competency requirements

  • IELTS Academic - Overall band minimum score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0).
  • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic - 52 with no scores less than 50.
  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17.
  • TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) - Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better.
  • International Baccalaureate - Higher level English grade 3 (2011) or grade 4 (2012 onwards) or a Standard Level (SL) grade of 4. Can be achieved through IB Certificate or IB Diploma. Note: IB Certificate does not satisfy ECU's minimum academic entry requirements for undergraduate entry
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE) - An overall minimum score of 169 with no individual band less than 169.
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - An overall minimum score of 169 with no individual band less than 169.

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