Thomas More Law School

At the heart of the Thomas More Law School is standing up for people in need, and for issues that matter. We want you to see life through the eyes of others and be inspired to make a difference.

A degree for the 21st century

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Embrace law to fight injustice. Our Bachelor of Laws is a global, ethical and practical qualification designed to give you the skills to build a satisfying legal career and at the same time consider community wellbeing.

Beyond theory

You won’t just learn theory when you study law with us. To prepare for a legal career, you’ll put your degree to use in the community by doing pro bono work. You will also be able to get involved in mooting, negotiation and witness-interviewing competitions in Australia and internationally.

If you are keen to see the world, we offer several units at our Rome Campus, and there are opportunities to study overseas at one of our partner institutions.

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Criminology at ACU

Delve into the criminal mind and develop the knowledge and expertise to make a valuable contribution to the justice sector. By studying criminology and criminal justice, you’ll understand the complex causes and impact of crime, and explore fascinating areas like forensic psychology, forensic science, cybercrime, border protection and biosecurity, understanding violence and trauma.

Gain hands-on skills

You will undertake a 40-hour placement associated with the criminal justice sector. You’ll receive intensive training in workplace approaches, practices and more before starting your placement, followed by a debriefing with a clinical education specialist.

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Our research

Gain a deeper understanding of the legal profession by exploring the research of our academic staff, who are engaged in progressing knowledge in areas such as human rights, dispute resolution and commercial law.

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Hands-on learning

Studying law with us isn’t simply about reading textbooks in our well-stocked libraries. You’ll also hone your skills in our moot courts while preparing for national and international mooting competitions, undertake pro bono placements, and build a network of peers through our law-student societies.

faculty Law Business TMLS YOUR CAREER MOVE

Your career move. Their life move

Our Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law and Practice will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to practise as a qualified migration agent in Australia. The course is offered fully online.

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Meet our staff

Find out more about the Thomas More Law School staff, read their profiles and see their publication history. 

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Contact us

Find out how you can contact the Thomas More Law School, as well as where our offices are based on the Melbourne and North Sydney campuses.

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How to apply

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Alumni rebate

Are you a current or former domestic ACU student wanting to enrol in a postgraduate law program? You may be eligible for a 10% discount.

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Study in Rome

Head to Rome in the winter break and tick off a unit at the same time. Stay at our Rome Campus and complete LAWS406 while exploring this ancient city.

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