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Laws (Undergraduate Entry), L.L.B.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

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.Students at Southern Cross University may choose elective units to suit their interests and professional aspirations including areas as diverse as human rights, race and the law, animal law, climate law and policy, psychiatry, psychology and the law and ecological jurisprudence.Students may complete electives at an academically rigorous and rewarding Summer Law School in Byron Bay and the Gold Coast and undertake work placements and law mooting as part of their studies. Honours is embedded in the Laws (Undergraduate Entry) degree and requires the completion of two specific units in addition to a high academic achievement overall. A small number of units include compulsory on-campus workshops. 

Applicants who do not have the required entry mark for the Bachelor of Laws are encouraged to apply for the Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies) or the Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies. If students achieve the required grade point average, they can then apply for transfer into the Bachelor of Laws. 

Career

As barristers or solicitors; or in law-related areas in private, corporate, or government organisations. During their careers, graduates can further develop a specialisation in many fields of law 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International start - only in March

    International online start - March and July

  • 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
  • Credits
    384 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Legal Process
  • Australian Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Property Principles
  • Environmental Law
  • Property in Land
  • Principles of Equity
  • Trusts
  • Evidence
  • The Philosophy of Law
  • Corporations Law
  • Civil Litigation and Procedure
  • Administrative Law
  • Professional Conduct

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS- 050150E
  • For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 qualification which is measured by the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Each course is given an ATAR is an indicative score for entry into the program, based on the previous academic year. 
  • When assessing applications against the relevant Academic Standards, the University will use accepted educational resources, including Australian Education International - NOOSR, UK NARIC, University Admissions Centre Assessment of Qualifications Manual and the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre Schedule to establish the Australian equivalence of an applicant’s overseas qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Commonwealth supported for Domestic Students.

Living costs

  • Lismore, Australia

    1200 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Gold Coast, Australia

    1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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