Bachelor of Laws
James Cook University - Online

Course outline

Students acquire the academic qualification for admission to practise as a lawyer. The course is also suitable for those wanting legal knowledge and skills for work in other occupations. First year provides students with foundation skills and knowledge for the study of law. In final year, students choose from a range of electives. These subjects enable students to develop specialist knowledge through the study of legal issues directly affecting society. Accredited by the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board and Chief Justice.
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Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry for: D Higher Education (Business Studies)/B Laws. This course can be combined with the following course at TAFE Qld: D Crime and Justice Studies. Refer to entry for the diploma under TAFE Qld.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for JCU and for this course, refer to the JCU website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

<5*

5

0

0

0

0

14

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

35.7%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Private practice as a barrister or solicitor in general practice, in the not-for-profit sector, government and non-government agencies, business, the public service.

Course Code
311069
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$14500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane