How to get into Bachelor of Laws?
To study a Bachelor of Laws you need a minimum ATAR of 76.35 as well as assumed knowledge in English (Units 3 & 4, C). ‘Assumed knowledge’ is the term we use to explain the minimum level of knowledge we presume you have in some subjects before you start your degree.
You can also transfer to the Bachelor of Laws after successfully completing the Legal Studies major within the Bachelor of Arts.
What ATAR score is needed for law at USQ?
You need an ATAR of 76.35 to get into USQ’s Bachelor of Laws.
If you haven't got an ATAR, we can derive a selection rank score based on your prior study, work experience or professional qualifications.
What can you do with a Bachelor of Laws?
A LLB degree can lead you down many career avenues within law and criminology
, such as lawyer, solicitor, barrister, management consultant, judge's associate, investment banker, police officer, or corporate legal practitioner working in law firms, legal aid, community legal centres, law reform, the police force, legal recruitment and human resources, public interest advocacy, government, youth justice agencies, or politics.
Does a Bachelor of Laws make you a lawyer?
Gaining a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is only the first step in the process of becoming a practising lawyer. In addition to your law degree, you will also need to complete further training, gain admission into practice, and apply for a Practising Certificate. Specifics will vary depending on the state or territory you wish to practise in.
How long does a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree take?
It usually takes 3 years to complete a Bachelor of Laws.
You have the option of graduating sooner with USQ by completing your degree in 2 years over 6 consecutive semesters (when studying full-time).
Why study a Bachelor of Laws with USQ?
Get a strong start to your career in law.
- Learn from lecturers with experience across a diverse range of law specialisation areas.
- Benefit from access to our Moot Court.
- Gain valuable practical experience with the opportunity to undertake Work Integrated Learning courses in various law settings.
- Become a member of the USQ Law Society, which provides its members with access to networking events, career advice, study support and professional development opportunities.
Can you complete a Bachelor of Laws online?
You can study a law degree online at the University of Southern Queensland with the same level of work-integrated learning, access to expert lecturers, and support as an on-campus student.
How much does a Bachelor of Laws cost in Australia?
The cost of a Bachelor of Laws degree will vary depending on the education provider you choose
When you study with us, the first year of your studies will cost approximately AUD 15 000 (Commonwealth supported place), not including:
- textbook and resources costs
- services and amenities fees
Please view the fees and scholarships section of this page for details.
How to become a lawyer in Australia?
There are a number of steps you need to take to become a practising lawyer in Australia.
- Gain a recognised Bachelor of Laws (LLB) undergraduate qualification or a Juris Doctor (JD) postgraduate degree.
- Successfully complete an approved practical legal training course.
- Apply to gain admission to your relevant state or territory.
- Apply for a Practising Certificate.