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Ready to dive headfirst into the world of law? Get your qualification from one of Australia's most renowned institutions. The Bachelor of Laws from Deakin University is a compelling, intensive course that will get your legal career off to a roaring start.
Throughout this bachelor's degree, you'll develop vital skills in problem-solving, analytical thinking and ethical reasoning. Course content is designed and taught by practising lawyers and academics, so you know you're in the best hands. There's a strong focus on experiential learning, with students undertaking a combination of sound legal training and real-world experience through work-integrated learning placements. You'll learn negotiation and mediation, how to prepare for court appearances, legal drafting and statutory interpretation techniques, and much more.
After four years of enlightening full-time study (or part-time equivalent), you'll have a strong set of transferable skills that will set you on whatever career path you choose – whether that's in the legal sector, the business world or the government service arena. So don't wait – start your legal career journey today and enquire now!
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this law course, the subjects you may study include:
Established in 1974 as Australia’s first regional university in Victoria, Deakin University has consistently raised the bar in delivering quality tertiary education with a focus on excellent teaching and research. The multi-award winning education provider teaches over 53,000 students a year, offering renowned courses that integrate real-world expertise and practical skills. Get recognised with Deakin in a range of industries, including nutrition, sports management, property management, law, business and more. Plus, they’ve have ranked in the top 2% by the acclaimed Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!
They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.
Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Laws from Deakin University.
Graduates are qualified to work as solicitors or barristers in all legal fields, including commercial, criminal, family, refugee, personal injury, and public international and human rights law. Graduates may also choose to enter the business sector as a corporate lawyer, consultant, company administrator or business manager; government as a lawyer or policy adviser; industrial relations; public administration; education; media; politics; or law reform.
Wondering where a career in law could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential law career outcomes include: Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, Security Consultant, Strategic Crime Assessor, Legal Support Officer, Legal Receptionist, Court Clerk, Legal Clerk, Paralegal.
The estimated cost for this course is $10,692 for each year of full-time study.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).
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