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Laws, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Fremantle, Australia
The Bachelor of Laws course has been designed as an accelerated four year full-time degree with a strong emphasis on ethics, practical legal learning and the concepts of duty, social function and service to others, as dictated by the Objects of the University.
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The School of Law is backed by leading members of the Western Australian legal profession and judiciary and offers an ethical and practical legal education of exceptional quality with a very high employment rate. Judges, senior barristers, leading solicitors and senior staff from some of Australia’s leading universities have combined to draw up a Law curriculum that is intensely challenging and highly practical. The School of Law continues to call on prominent members of the profession to assist in teaching, adding further to the highly practical nature of legal education at Notre Dame.Staff and students at Notre Dame interact on a personal basis in a caring and friendly environment. Ease of access to lecturers and their availability for consultation and out-of-class assistance ensures that every student receives the assistance they need.

It is possible to study Laws as part of a double degree. Double degrees are usually completed over 5-6 years. Combinations include:

  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts (Politics & Journalism)
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Behavioural Science
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Communications & Media
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Marketing & Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Science


A person who obtains the Bachelor of Laws degree and completes the required Practical Legal Training (PLT) is eligible to apply for admission as a legal practitioner in Western Australia and to all other Australian jurisdictions after proper application in those jurisdictions. The curriculum has been designed to satisfy both State and National professional admission requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Compulsory Law Units
Units include: Legal History; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Criminal Law; Commercial Practice and Ethics; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Property Law; Equity; Trusts
  • 5 Elective Units
Areas may include: Advanced Research Project (Honours, final year only)• Mining and Petroleum Law• Competition and Consumer Law• Contemporary Legal Issues• Family Law• Employee Relations Law• Human Rights Law• Trial Advocacy• Intellectual Property Law• Insolvency Law• Succession• Banking Law• Commercial Law• Mental Health Law• Advanced Criminal Law and Procedure

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 023751D
  • Personal qualities, motivation to study and academic potential
  • Contribution to church, school and community life
  • Academic record
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29900 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16391 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16391 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

$29,900 - $30,700

Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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