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Bachelor of Laws

Challenge yourself and gain exposure to contemporary issues, the latest research and new ideas across diverse areas of the practice and application of law. Take advantage of JCU’s First Year Experience program for new law students ensuring you get support and mentoring to familiarise you with foundation legal skills.

Skills to succeed

85% of students satisfied with skills development* *Good Universities Guide 2021, UG study area

Quality classroom experience

80% of graduates satisfied with teaching quality* *Good Universities Guide 2021, UG study area

Finish sooner

Get a head-start on your career with a streamlined 3-year program

Location

Online study is only available to off-shore students

Commencing

  • Online: February, July
  • Townsville: February, July
  • Cairns: February, July

Fees

$32,280.00+

+estimated annual tuition fee
Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

Duration

3 years full-time

Entry Requirements

English (Units 3/4,C)

CRICOS Code

0102134

Course detail

Real stories

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    Student

    Alice Bosanquet

    Bachelor of Laws

    JCU offers a high standard of teaching and a strong support system for law students. The teachers have a good attitude towards teaching, have an incredible understanding of the content and are open to feedback. Students have great networking opportunities, such as get-togethers and guest lecturers.

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    Alumni

    Bill Mitchell

    Bachelor of Laws

    I’ve always had a strong focus on human rights. When TCL called for student volunteers in my fourth year at JCU, this introduced me to community legal centres. Having a direct hand in seeing justice done for those who cannot access justice is deeply satisfying.

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    Lecturer

    Jamie Fellows

    College of Business, Law and Governance

    The benefit of studying at JCU is that there are smaller classes compared to other universities. If students need help, it is very easy to get access to their teaching staff. And for students who are living further away, with online study they can still come to JCU and study many of our courses.

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    Employer

    Brendan Gaeta

    Firm Partner at Connolly Suthers Lawyers

    Connolly Suthers has a long history of employing JCU law graduates as they have a high level of understanding of the underlying principles and concepts of the Australian legal system. They demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills required in private practice. They know the north, its industries and people.