Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

When you study law with Griffith, one of the top Australian universities for the study of law, you are preparing to tackle the unique challenges of our modern, high-tech, globalised society. You’ll gain progressive practical experience, support, international opportunities, networks and theory to shape your ideal legal career. You’ll develop in-depth knowledge of legal principles and practice, while also learning essential legal skills such as negotiation, critical analysis of law, written and oral advocacy and legal writing. You can also extend the scope of your legal expertise by choosing from a range of electives across five areas: global law and governance, law and commerce, environment and social justice, theories and contexts of law, clinical and professional legal practice. You’ll have access to practical experience from your first year of study, through moots, court visits, and industry networking. You can also gain hands-on experience in a structured and supportive environment, working with real clients and cases through the Griffith Legal Clinic program. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at GU.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith ATAR Guarantee applies to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
82.00
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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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

95.60

82.70

74.50

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

87.60

82.00

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

36

N/P#

<5*

27

0

<5*

<5*

76

Percentage of all students

47.4%

N/P#

<5*

35.5%

0.0%

<5*

<5*

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

This degree opens up a range of career opportunities within and beyond the legal environment. After gaining professional recognition, you’ll be prepared for a career as a solicitor or barrister, a policymaker or law reformer working in government or the community sector, or even internationally in areas such as international trade or in human rights. You’ll open up a world of possibilities in non-legal careers too, including careers in journalism, politics or management.

Course Code
226601
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$15000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane