Bachelor of Laws and related courses


A common highlight of Law degrees is the development it gives students in analytical thinking and reasoning (check out our skills below), which applies to a range of careers across almost every industry.

Make no mistake, not only are Bachelor of Laws degrees typically longer than others (4 years) and more competitive, students commonly highlight the intellectual challenges of study. We've seen this in our reviews with skills & qualities of organisation, time management, perseverance and determination being noted by students in order to succeed in studies in this area. This effort balances out with overall satisfaction ratings of courses as well as ratings in job prospects, course work relevancy and teachers all consistently high.


Potential careers

Here are some of the common careers for graduates who study in this area:

Lawyer
Law Clerk
Paralegal
Barrister
Commercial Lawyer
Crimial Defence Lawyer
Diplomat
Legal Adviser
Research Officer

Common majors

Some of the common majors that students can specialise in:

Law
Legal Science
Legal and Dispute Studies
Juris Doctor

Skills

If you're looking to get into Law, here are some typical skills that you may need:
Reading, Critical thinking, Attention to detail, Time management, Communication, Research and analysis, Commercial awareness, Resilience

Top tips for future students

Here's some of the common advice we hear in our student reviews of Law courses:

"Don't get too stressed about the workload. Organise and execute a plan"
"Do your readings"
"Make good study groups"
"Try and get some practical components to your study (eg volunteering, internships, clerkships) as soon as you can - from 1st year"

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