Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
Build on your existing academic experience to move into the field of law with a Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) at Victoria University.
This course is available to bachelor degree graduates from any discipline. Study with VU to get the comprehensive training and hands-on experience needed to launch your legal career.
As well as exploring legal practice and ethics, this course covers all major areas of law, including:
Through your studies and many practical opportunities available, you’ll develop valuable legal skills in:
- legal drafting
- statutory interpretation
- preparing for court appearances.
This degree includes the compulsory ‘Priestly Eleven’ subjects. So when you graduate, you'll have satisfied the academic requirements for admission to legal practice in Victoria.
The City Queen Campus is made up of two main heritage buildings in the heart of Melbourne's legal precinct, and two smaller buildings. It has the Victoria Law School, Law Library and moot courts
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
A law degree is the first step towards becoming a barrister or solicitor. Upon graduation, you will meet the academic requirements as required by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board. Admission as an Australian lawyer can be obtained after successful completion of the practical legal training requirements.
VU’s Bachelor of Laws will give you a broad range of skills and knowledge that prepare you for work in the legal sector and beyond.
You could go on to work in government, non-government and private sectors in roles such as:
- legal practitioner (barrister or solicitor)
- in-house legal counsel
- policy adviser
- business manager/company administrator
- public administrator
- law reform research officer
- legal adviser
- human rights advocate.
- 2 years
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent).
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
- IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score or 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking).
- Course Code: 041647K
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 03 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A