ACU offers a flexible, work-friendly model of day and evening classes to suit your busy lifestyle. You can study via part-time evening classes or full-time weekdays, or mix this up to fit your study and work schedule.
This unique degree is designed to develop an awareness of the broader context in which legal issues arise including the political, historical, philosophical and economic dimensions.
The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies also offers an international education, and you will be required to study abroad (ACU has over 60 partner institutions around the world) and/or do an internship that provides international work experience in your third year.
The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies produces well-rounded graduates ready for legal practice and a range of professional careers in an increasingly global environment. As a graduate you can pursue a range of legal careers including:
- private practice as a solicitor or barrister
- careers in the public sector both local and international
- government service including the diplomatic service, the United Nations system, other international organisations and NGOs
- social entrepreneurship and companies with global outreach
- international relations
- journalism including travel journalism and tourism.
As part of this degree you complete up to 160 hours of pro bono work (after your first year), providing you with firsthand experience of the legal system while allowing you to contribute to the common good.