Bachelor of Laws
Southern Cross University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This degree fulfils the academic requirements for admission as a lawyer in Australia. In addition to the core units, which comply with professional accreditation requirements, the program includes unique units that reflect a focus on justice and critique. Students may choose elective units to suit their interests and professional aspirations. Applicants who do not have the required ATAR for the Bachelor of Laws are encouraged to apply for the Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies) or Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies. Students who then achieve the required GPA can apply for transfer into the Bachelor of Laws. This course is also available online. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Laws (Undergraduate) at Southern Cross University.

Admissions Criteria

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


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
English; Legal Studies.
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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Career opportunities

Barrister or solicitor in private, corporate or government legal departments.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$15,136 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast