With this double degree, you will develop an understanding of Asia’s political, economic and cultural environment and specialised legal skills. As a graduate, you will be prepared to help organisations make crucial decisions that can affect their success.
Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on core areas of legal practice and the legal skills that lawyers must have. You will have the opportunity to choose law electives based on your interests, including clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience.
You will make connections between law and ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalisation. You will also develop interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work.
You will take courses that cover areas such as Crime, Contracts, Property, Corporate Law, Torts and Theories of Law.
If you complete the five Canadian Law courses you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada’s common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.
Asian Studies component
You will be prepared to take advantage of new and exciting opportunities working in Australia and overseas as an expert on Asian affairs. You will complete majors from the following list:
Asian Societies and Cultures
International Relations and Security
Politics, Law and Justice in Asia
Languages: Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean