What will I learn?

Complete the academic pre-requisites to become a lawyer in just three years with the Bachelor of Laws (Undergraduate Entry), developing the intellectual, critical and practical skills needed in the professional practice of law.

In addition to the core units, which comply with professional accreditation requirements, the course includes unique core units such as the philosophy of law and environmental law that reflect the School of Law and Justice’s focus on justice and critique.

Elective units cover areas as diverse as human rights, race and the law, animal law, climate law and policy, psychology and the law and ecological jurisprudence. An elective in mediation meets national requirements, setting you on the way to becoming a nationally accredited mediator.

You may also complete electives at an academically rigorous and rewarding summer or Winter Law School and undertake work placements and law mooting as part of your studies.

Major areas of study

In addition to the core units, which comply with professional accreditation requirements, the course includes unique core units such as the philosophy of law and environmental law that reflect the School of Law and Justice’s focus on justice and critique.

There are no majors in this degree but students can choose from a wide range of electives to suit their interests.

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 specialize in fields such as family law, wills and estate planning, criminal law, corporate law, property and convincing law, town planning and environmental law, employment and industrial relations, commercial law, compensation law, entertainment law and sporting law.

Which department am I in?

School of Law and Justice

CRICOS

102591A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,800.00 (US$ 19,377) per year
AUD $3,350 per unit
Start date

Expected November 2021

Venue

Bilinga Campus

Room A1.11, Southern Cross Drive,

BILINGA,

Queensland,

4225, GOLD COAST, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,800.00 (US$ 19,377) per year
AUD $3,350 per unit
Start date

Expected November 2021

Venue

Southern Cross University

Lismore Campus,

Military Road,

EAST LISMORE,

New South Wales,

2480, NORTH COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL (paper based) score of 570; Pearson test of English (PTE) academic general score of 64; Cambridge English: advanced (CAE) general score of 58; Occupational English test (OET) score of Grade B or above.

For international students

For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 qualification.

Academic scores may vary from country by country.

Applicants must have IELTS - 6.0 with no band less than 5.5; CPE - 52; CAE - 52; TOEFL PBT - 550 min 4.5 (TWE); TOEFL iBT- 60 with no less than 17 in writing & speaking, no less than 11 in reading & listening; PTE - 50 with no communicative score less than 46; ISPLR - 3+ or better in all 4 skills; CEFR - B2.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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