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Bachelor of Laws, L.L.B.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Joondalup, Australia| Online
For students seeking a career in law, Bachelor of Laws course offered at Edith Cowan University 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.
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Overview

Students can add value to their degree by selecting elective units in specialised 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 with Bachelor of Laws course offered at Edith Cowan University.

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 analyse, interpret and conceptualise complex legal matters.
  • Use digital and hard copy indexes to access, evaluate and synthesise relevant legal principle and policy from cases and peer reviewed articles.
  • Work collaboratively and accountably and be responsible for own learning.

Related careers

Lawyer, Barrister, Solicitor, Legal Practitioner, Courts Administrator, Civil Service Administrator, Tax Inspector, In-house/Community Legal Adviser, Legal Publisher, Foreign Affairs & Trade Officer

Accreditation

  • Legal Practice Board of Western Australia (LPBWA).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Part-time and online are available only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Process
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Torts
  • Legal Writing and Research
  • Property Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Equity
  • Law of Trusts
  • Administrative Law
  • Evidence
  • Corporations Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Commercial Practice, Conveyancing and Drafting
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Coronial Law and Mortuary Practice
  • Community Legal Practice
  • National and International Mooting Competitions
  • Supervised Legal Research Paper
  • Expert Evidence
  • International Law
  • Innocence Project
  • Advanced Criminal Law
  • Trade Practices, Competition and Consumer Protection Law
  • Law of Corporate Insolvency and External Administration
  • Advanced Taxation Law
  • National and International Mooting Competitions
  • Supervised Legal Research Paper
  • International Trade Law
  • Mining and Resource Law
  • Remedies
  • Business Practicum

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 053990G

  • Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.
  • Meet the minimum score for STAT Written English or successfully completed ATAR English, ATAR Literature, ATAR EALD or equivalent.
  • If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Submit your academic transcript for assessment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30650 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30650 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Joondalup

  • 1400 - 2500 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Scholarships available include:

  • Australia Awards
  • Endeavour Awards Programme
  • Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (EIPRS)
  • ECU Executive Deans Honours Scholarship - Faculty of Business and Law (Honours)
  • ECU International Alumni Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Edith Cowan University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (ECU-IPRS)
  • Edith Cowan University Postgraduate Research Scholarship (ECUPRS)
  • Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (EIPRS)
  • Endeavour Postgraduate Awards DEEWR

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