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Bachelor of Laws Macquarie University

3.17 out of 5 from 6 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Sydney
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Oil spills. The conflict in Syria. Euthanasia. Our right to privacy. The law plays an integral role in managing how each of these issues and countless more across the globe are analysed, evaluated and resolved.

The hallmark of Macquarie's law course is its recognition of the way legal frameworks underpin such global issues. You'll learn about the law in its broader context, looking beyond law as a set of rules and procedures or as a technical qualification and, instead, as something that has the power to shape lives.
Additional Information

You'll have the opportunity to undertake internships and work placements in a range of legal settings in Australia and overseas through our unique ...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Laws Macquarie University based on 6 reviews
Rating
3.17
Job prospects
3.83
Teachers
3.33
Course work
3.67
Time worthy
4.0
Money Worthy
4.0



Student Reviews

June 2018
Year completed 2016

Positives: There are none

Negatives: The teachers were not helpful, there was a negative student culture, students expected to learn most on their own, boring lectures

My advice to future students is: Do law post grad

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February 2018
Year completed 2015

The law school was moved to within the Arts faculty during my time I am not sure if that is the right message to send about the programme but in saying that I enjoyed my time there and the content was all relevant and the academics were engaging.

My advice to future students is: Have an open mind.

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February 2018
Year completed 2015

Macquarie has one of the largest exchange programmes in Australia. Have access to and going exchange adds a great deal to the student experience at macquarie. My sister and I have both gone on exchange, my sister on multiple occasions. It is one of the great things that macquarie offers.

My advice to future students is: Th...

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February 2018
Year completed 2015

Not enough support for distance students.

Would be good if academics could be made available more often outside of normal hours and on the weekend.

My advice to future students is: High levels of self sufficiency required.

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February 2018
Year completed 2015

Enjoyed the access to wide green spaces away from the busy parts of Sydney (i.e. sydney CBD). Need to drive to get to campus.

My advice to future students is: Make a solid group of friends, makes life alot easier.

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February 2018
Year completed 2015

Positive - allows you the flexibility to work at your own pace (It's offered online) and the calibre of student and staff is strong.

Negative - the face time is limited and it can be difficult to get support.

My advice to future students is: This is a great option if you are disciplined and very organised.

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