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Victoria University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

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:

  • contract
  • torts
  • property
  • constitutional
  • criminal

corporate.

Through your studies and many practical opportunities available, you’ll develop valuable legal skills in:

  • negotiation
  • mediation
  • 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.

Campus Information

City Queen

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

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
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
  • lawyer
  • policy adviser
  • business manager/company administrator
  • public administrator
  • teacher
  • law reform research officer
  • legal adviser
  • human rights advocate.

PSW Opportunity

  • 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: 88800 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A