When you study law at Griffith, you’ll get the progressive practical experience, support, international opportunities, networks and theory to shape your ideal legal career. 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. The higher education diploma program will prepare you with a strong foundation of academic skills and core concepts of criminology and criminal justice. On successful completion of the diploma, students will receive 40 credit points towards the Bachelor of Laws (Honours). For more course information, visit Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith College and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at Griffith University.
Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
English (Units 3 and 4, C)
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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. Your skills could also pave the way for work as a lawyer in a law firm or large Australian or international corporation, a policymaker or law reformer working in the government or community sector, a human rights defender, or for a non-legal career as a journalist, politician, investment banker or management consultant. You could find opportunities in areas such as academia, administration, banking, finance, industrial relations, management and marketing.
41/2 years Full time or 9 years Part time