Bachelor of Laws

Australian Catholic University - ACU

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Overview

Bachelor Degree
Melbourne
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Laws is designed to produce well-rounded graduates ready for legal practice and a range of professional careers in an increasingly global environment. You can pursue a range of legal careers including:

private practice as a solicitor or barrister
legal officer in the public sector
in-house counsel for a wide range of organisations including corporations, regulatory authorities and NGOs.
Typically, you develop specialisations in different fields of law throughout you career – from criminal law to family law; from environmental law to corporations law, from international trade to entertainment law.

As part of this degree you complete up to 160 hours of pro bono work (after your first year), providing you with firsthand experience of the legal system while allowing you to contribute to the common good.
Careers

private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister;
legal officer in the public sector (for example in federal or state government departments and...

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Additional Information
You will complete up to 160 hours pro bono experience (after your first year) which will count as credit for a compulsory community engagement unit.

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