Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
February July
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 31,056
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 84,018

Entry Requirements

  • GCE A-Level good grades in 2 -3 major subjects. 
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma aggregate score of 26-39.
  • Equivalent qualifications recognised by the university.
  • IELTS 6.5 overall.

Curriculum

Year 1
Your first year provides a holistic, comprehensive and transitional learning experience, laying a solid foundation and assisting you to develop the skills and capabilities necessary to be a successful learner and legal professional. Gaining a strong understanding of the law of torts (negligence, damages and no fault compensation schemes), legal interviewing, legal problem solving, criminal law, the variety of contexts in which Australian law operates and developing a positive professional identity through the dispute resolution unit is the focus of first year. You can also choose two introductory law elective units.

Year 2
You will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in contract law, legal research, equity and trusts, constitutional law, administrative law and commercial and personal property law. You can also select two general law elective units to develop your knowledge and skills in your particular area of interest.

Year 3
In third year, you can choose another two general law electives to study alongside real property law, corporate law, evidence, ethics, civil procedure and commercial remedies.

Year 4
Your final year of study includes four general electives and two advanced electives where you can further advance your practical legal knowledge and skills through such units as commercial contracts in practice, health law, public international law and theories of law. You will also undertake a legal research capstone project, which brings all of your acquired advanced legal knowledge and skills together.

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