Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies
Southern Cross University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This course brings together studies in law and politics. It is for those wanting to work in policy development, paralegal positions, conveyancing, and the fields of justice. It provides a thorough practical grounding in legal knowledge and a strong understanding of Australian and international politics and society. For people who have already been working professionally in the fields of law and justice, this course helps extend their knowledge, skills and expertise to develop their career. Students who want to become lawyers and who achieve the necessary GPA may apply for admission to the undergraduate or the graduate entry Bachelor of Laws during or on completion of their studies, respectively. This course is also available online. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies at Southern Cross University.



Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for Southern Cross University and for this course, refer to SCU’s 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

Legal firms, law enforcement agencies, legal aid officers, conveyancing, policy making, government legal departments, large corporations.

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