Law & Governance

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You can seize the opportunity to study at JCU towards a Bachelor of Laws, whether your passion is for criminal law, property law, taxation, corporate, bankruptcy or insolvency law, environmental law, business and commercial law or family law.

We aim to produce multi-skilled, versatile and ethical graduates who have the knowledge and skills to work in a broad range of law-related sectors.

JCU’s law program provides students with a solid foundation in traditional law subjects, along with a broad-ranging elective program. Law graduates benefit from a practical approach and are valued by the profession throughout northern Queensland. JCU also offers a Graduate Bachelor of Laws program for existing degree holders who wish to gain a legal qualification.

JCU has a range of postgraduate degrees in law and conflict management and resolution. Research opportunities are available to graduates.

Undergraduate

CourseDurationMode
Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Laws 5 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Business-Bachelor of Laws 5 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Laws 4 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Science-Bachelor of Laws 5 years full-timeOn campus
Diploma of Higher Education in Business Studies 1 year full-timeOn campus
Diploma of Higher Education in General Studies 1 year full-timeOn campus

Postgraduate

CourseDurationMode
Graduate Certificate of Conflict Management and Resolution 6 months full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods [Tropical Environments and Societies] 6 months full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Business Administration 2 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Business Administration in Conflict Management and Resolution 2 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Business Administration-Master of Conflict Management and Resolution 2 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Conflict Management and Resolution 2 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus