• The graduate entry Bachelor of Laws at Southern Cross University is a three-year degree which meets the requirements for admission as a lawyer throughout Australia. Some graduate-entry students may choose to specialise in fields of law relevant to their previous degree.

    A small number of units include compulsory on-campus workshops for all students.

    Major areas of study:
    Students study core units, plus select elective units to
    suit their career aspirations. Core units include areas such
    as Civil Litigation and Procedure; The Philosophy of Law; Environmental Law; Professional Conduct; Evidence; and Australian Criminal Law. Elective units may include areas as diverse as Cyberlaw; Entertainment Law; Victimology; Human Rights; Public Interest Advocacy; Race and the Law; Animal Law; and Ecological Jurisprudence.

    Professional recognition:
    The Bachelor of Laws graduate entry fulfils the academic requirements for admission to the legal profession. Professional admission authorities also require law graduates of all universities to complete practical legal training or similar to practise as a lawyer.
    Students who intend to practise law outside Australia should check with the relevant country’s admissions body to confirm their admission requirements.

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