Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) promotes high-level knowledge and advanced legal skills. You build a strong foundation in legal research, writing, reasoning, analysis and interpretation through critical, rational and analytical thinking. Through the extensive co-curricular program, your academic studies are supported by wellbeing programs, and complemented by opportunities to participate in the mooting program. You can also take advantage of the award-winning Pro Bono Centre, with the opportunity to apply your classroom learning to real-life situations and make important contributions to unmet legal needs. For more information, visit Bachelor of Laws (Hons) at UQ.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
98.00
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

99.95

97.70

95.30

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.95

98.00

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

19

0

0

22

<5*

0

N/P#

47

Percentage of all students

40.4%

0.0%

0.0%

46.8%

<5*

0.0%

N/P#

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

Graduates are employed as barristers or solicitors in private practice, public prosecutors, community lawyers, legal officers, and in-house counsel for large companies, while others pursue careers in areas such as investment banking, insurance, government and international relations, property development and management, or in the consulting industry, with industry associations, lobby and environmental groups, social service groups, research think tanks, community service organisations, or Legal Aid and community legal centres. The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) fulfils the academic requirements for admission as a legal practitioner throughout Australia. Further practical legal training is required before admission.

Membership

Queensland Law Society; Bar Association of Queensland.

Course Code
718001
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$14100 (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