Associate Degree in Legal Practice (Paralegal)

RMIT University

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Associate Degree
2 Years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Associate Degree gives you a unique qualification that meets the complex demands of the legal paraprofessional (paralegal) market.

Specialised legal knowledge and high level, analytical and practical legal skill development are embedded in all the courses. Graduates are highly sought after within the legal industry.

You will learn from our highly passionate, supportive and experienced legal practitioners, and participate in a range of exciting, special events, including:

the RMIT Legal Practice firm (simulated legal office)
visiting guest speakers from the legal profession
moot court performances
practical placement in law firms or other legal agencies
working with community legal services
engaging in a range of legal practice events connecting with industry
As a student in our Legal Practice program you can join the RMIT Law Students Society, giving you more opportunities to become an integral part of our student community.

Studying legal practice at RMIT is a great way to enhance your career prospects, whether you are looking for pathways into further study or an immediate start in the world of work.

According to leading law firms, graduates from RMIT’s Legal Practice programs are employers’ number one choice in paralegals.

The program will provide an opportunity for entry into a wide range of legal careers. It will also further develop the existing skills of those already employed...

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Additional Information

You may choose to participate in an optional work placement in your final year. The Business internship elective 12 credit points) involves taking...

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