The Bachelor of Laws will give you the legal knowledge and practical skills to handle the demands of modern practice.
In addition to the core subjects required for admission to practice, this law degree includes the following subjects:
- Competition Law
- Consumer Protection Law
- International Trade Law
- International Human Rights Law
- Public and Private International Law
- Comparative Legal Systems.
Graduates can pursue a range of legal careers including:
- private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister
- legal officer in the public sector (for example in federal or state government departments and publicly-funded organisations as diverse as national regulatory bodies, universities and public broadcasters)
- in-house counsel to a wide-range of organisations from corporations to trade unions
- public interest legal work in community legal centres
- legal research.
Students must complete 80 hours of pro bono work per year (after their first year), providing them with firsthand experience of the legal system while allowing them to contribute to the common good.