Choose a path empowering others. If you’re in Year 12 and driven by ideas such as justice and fairness, our Passion for Law (P4L) program offers you early entry into ACU and gives you the opportunity to take your first career steps while you study.

Applications for the P4L 2019 intake are now open.

Go places with your Passion for Law

Use your passion and commitment to accelerate your journey into the legal profession. We’ve designed our Passion for Law (P4L) program to provide you with everything you need for an early, competitive edge in your future career.

Benefits include:

  • early offer for an ACU law degree of your choice
  • access to our Academic Skills workshops, CareerHub and networking events
  • study abroad opportunities
  • participation in our pro bono program
  • $500 textbook voucher to the top three P4L students at the end of Semester 1
  • invitation to our ACU P4L welcome event
  • access to our Leading with Impact program.

“I am excited and honoured to have been appointed as an Associate to Justice Ginnane in the Supreme Court of Victoria. This role presents an unparalleled opportunity to learn from a great legal mind firsthand, while further developing the knowledge and skills required to successfully transition into legal practice.”

Connor Beattie
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Eligibility and admission criteria

You can apply for admission to the P4L program if you meet the following entry requirements:

  • you are a Year 12 student studying in Australia
  • you meet the minimum Year 12 requirement of ATAR 78 or OP 11
  • you also meet the minimum English Language requirement of English (Standard) or English EAL (Band 4).

Eligible P4L courses

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Laws

How to apply

You can apply for the next Passion for Law intake by following a two-step process.

Please note: Before applying, you should confirm your chosen course is offered at your preferred ACU Campus. You can do this by visiting the relevant course page from the above list of eligible P4L courses.

Step 1: Complete P4L online application

Fill out and submit our P4L online application. Include a 200-300 word written statement addressing the following:

  • why you are passionate about law
  • why you want to study law at ACU
  • your future career goals and aspirations.

Your P4L application will be assessed and ranked on the basis of your written response.

Apply for P4L program

Step 2: Apply via TAC

When you’ve submitted your application to us, you next need to apply for your chosen ACU law course through your local state tertiary admissions centre (TAC).

Be sure to list ACU as your highest eligible preference, and check that you meet the minimum entry requirements.

To get started on your TAC application, visit one of the following TAC websites:

Application dates and deadlines

Make sure you get your application and preferences in on time. See below for each TAC's relevant dates for the 2019 P4B intake.

UAC  
Applications open 1 August 2018
Likely deadline for schools 28 September 2018
Applications close for main round 4 January 2019
Results released 14 December 2018
Change of preference closes 6 January 2019
Offers released 11 January 2019
VTAC  
Applications open 6 August 2018
Likely deadline for schools 27 September 2018
Applications close for main round 7 December 2018
Results released 14 December 2018
Change of preference closes 19 December 2018
Offers released 16 January 2019

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