Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

Student rating (4.18) from 150 reviews
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Overview

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

Deakin's Bachelor of Laws provides the robust training and recognised qualifications you need to start your career as a first-class legal practitioner. All major areas of law are covered, such as contract, torts, property, legal practice and ethics, constitutional law, criminal law and corporate law.

Throughout the degree you will develop legal skills including negotiation, mediation, preparing for court appearances, legal drafting, and statutory interpretation.

Deakin’s Bachelor of Laws satisfies the university component of the requirements to become an Australian Lawyer. You will then complete an additional year of work placement as a legal trainee, or undertake a practical legal training course.

This comprehensive course provides in-depth studies in each of the key areas of legal practice, and emphasises practical legal skills training.
Careers

Obtaining a law degree is normally the first step towards becoming a barrister or solicitor, and most students entering law school aspire to enter one of these...

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