Please refer to: BACHELOR OF LAWS (HONOURS) (#48)

The Bachelor of Laws is no longer available.

Duration

3 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2015

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

48

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Laws.

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2015

n/99

Don't have the OP or rank?

QTAC Code(s)

718201 - B Laws (Hons) (Graduate Entry)
718201 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme does not apply to this program

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in a field other than law
Queensland Year 12 English or Equivalent

Don't have the subject requirements?

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2015 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

Administrative Officer

Email: bel@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 7111

Web:

Duration

3 Years full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

48

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Laws.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in a field other than law
Queensland Year 12 English or Equivalent View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 073261G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; writing 7; speaking 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2015 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: +61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Laws?

This graduate entry LLB program is your passport to exceptional success. Recognising your prior study, the LLB will provide you with an education in the law that is distinguished by its rigour, depth and conceptual sophistication. You will gain a thorough understanding of the concepts, principles, policies and values of the law both in Australia and other jurisdictions. It will also see you develop outstanding skills in critical analysis, thought and argument, skills which will be valuable in whatever career you choose. In addition to the mandatory courses required for professional admission, there is an opportunity to select from a broad range of elective courses to pursue specific areas of interest.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Laws.

Honours

Honours is not available for this program.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2015
n/99

QTAC Code(s)
718201 - B Laws (Hons) (Graduate Entry)

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in a field other than law
Queensland Year 12 English or Equivalent

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in a field other than law
Queensland Year 12 English or Equivalent View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 073261G

English proficiency

IELTS overall 7; writing 7; speaking 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2015 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2015 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Laws

Careers

UQ law graduates enjoy exceptional success in the employment market. Many law graduates enter into private practice as a barrister or solicitor. Others work as corporate lawyers for large firms, legal officers in the public service, community lawyers or in a wide range of positions outside the legal profession.

Admission to the Legal Profession:

The LLB fulfils the academic requirements for admission as a legal practitioner throughout Australia. After fulfilling the Practical Legal Training requirement, graduates may apply for admission through the Legal Practitioners Admission Board, the body responsible for making recommendations to the Supreme Court in respect of applications for admission to the legal profession in Queensland.

If you are a student from another country, then once admitted in Australia, you may need to complete a number of conversion modules to be eligible for admission in your home country. For more details please contact the relevant admitting authority.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Bar Association of Queensland
  • Queensland Law Society

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Laws

To complete the Bachelor of Laws, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #48 from the LLB List comprising -

  • #38 of compulsory courses from Part A; and
  • #4 of elective courses from Part B; and
  • #6 from Part C
Refer to the LLB (Grad Entry) rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Laws.

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Laws