Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on the core areas of legal practice together with legal skills that lawyers must have. It also provides you with opportunities to choose law electives that are aligned with your own particular interests, organised into streams which are: Clinical and Professional Legal Practice stream; Theories and Contexts of Law; Law and Commerce; Global Law and Governance; and Environment and Social Justice stream. You can also take advantage of study abroad opportunities and gain credit towards your Griffith degree for approved courses taken at international universities. Griffith Law School staff are committed to a set of values which guide their teaching and research, as well as their relationships with students. These values are summarised as Scholarship, Character, Responsibility and Respect. With the world now a global community, international trade has an even more important role than it has had in the past, as countries compete with each other for export income. Legal advice in companies trading internationally is pivotal to their ability to be successful.
The Bachelor of Laws with Honours encompasses 30 credit points of research thesis.
As well as the opportunity for career and skill advancement, the Honours program creates a pathway for Law students to move into research and higher degree studies via the Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy programs.
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.