The Law degree structure and Law unit offerings have been approved by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board and the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).

LLB

Credit points

320

Minimum duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:

StatePrerequisites

New South Wales

English (Standard) (Band 3) or English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Band 4)

Queensland

English (4, SA) at year 12 level

Victoria

Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English as an Additional Language (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.



Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 180 cp from Law Specified Units (Part A);
  2. 90 cp from Law Elective Units (Part B);
  3. 20 cp Core Curriculum Units (Part C);
  4. 20 cp from General Elective Units (Part D);
  5. 10 cp from Community Legal Engagement: Pro Bono (Part E).

To qualify for the degree, a student must also complete at least 80 hours of 0cp pro bono placement (LAWP100) after completion of LAWS213 Community Legal Engagement: Pro Bono

Progression requirements

Students normally complete a unit or units at introductory level (100-level) before undertaking advanced level units (200, 300, 400 level).

Schedule of unit offerings

Part A : Law Specified Units

Complete exactly 180 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
LAWS104Foundations of Law and Legal Research10
LAWS105Contract Law10
LAWS106Criminal Law and Procedure10
LAWS107Introduction to Australian Public Law10
LAWS108Commercial Law10
LAWS200Business Organisations10
LAWS201Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution10
LAWS204Land Law10
LAWS205Property10
LAWS206Torts10
LAWS304Evidence10
LAWS314Statutory Interpretation10
LAWS403Legal Theory10
LAWS404International Law10
LAWS418Administrative Law10
LAWS419Constitutional Law10
LAWS420Equity and Trusts10
LAWS421Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility10

Part B : Law Elective Units

Complete exactly 90 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
LAWS202Comparative Legal Systems10
LAWS203False or Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts10
LAWS207Contemporary Legal Issues10
LAWS208Family Law10
LAWS209Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States10
LAWS210Lawyers, Problem-Solving and Professional Identity10
LAWS211Psychology and the Law10
LAWS212Employment Law10
LAWS301Competition Law10
LAWS306Taxation Law10
LAWS307Advanced Criminal Law10
LAWS308Human Rights in Contemporary Australia10
LAWS309Communications Law10
LAWS310Discrimination and the Law10
LAWS311Environmental Law10
LAWS312International Study Tour10
LAWS313Mooting and Advocacy10
LAWS315Welfare Law10
LAWS316INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR 210
LAWS401Consumer Protection Law10
LAWS402International Trade Law10
LAWS406Intellectual Property Law10
LAWS407International Human Rights Law10
LAWS408Alternative Dispute Resolution10
LAWS409Law of the European Union10
LAWS410Banking and Finance Law10
LAWS411The Phillip C Jessup Moot Seminar10
LAWS412Migration Law10
LAWS413Wills and Succession10
LAWS414Advocacy10
LAWS415Animal Law10
LAWS416International Criminal Law10
LAWS417Sports Law10
LAWS458Childrens Rights10
LAWS459Law and Innovation10
LAWS460Mental Health Law10
LCRM101Introduction to Criminology10
LCRM104Juvenile Justice10

Part C : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
OR
PHCC102Being Human10
OR
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
OR
PHCC320The Just Society10


Part D : General Elective Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

Any other undergraduate units (including Law Elective Units not already taken as a Law Elective Unit) approved by the Course Coordinator.

Part E : Community Legal Engagement Pro Bono

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
LAWS213Community Legal Engagement Pro Bono10Precedes LAWP100
LAWP100Pro Bono / Legal Professional Experience 10Mandatory 0cp unit

LAWP100 is a mandatory 0cp unit and students must complete LAWS213 before commencing it.

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