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Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Laws

  • ID:VU610053
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$29,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$5,072.50
  • TuitionFee/Year:$29,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$5,072.50
Estimated Total/program:
$138,690.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).

OR:

  • Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).

OR: 

  • Completion of a Foundation course or equivalen

English requirements

  • IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than:
    • Listening: 12
    • Speaking: 18
    • Reading: 15
    • Writing: 21
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50)
  • University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.
  • VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.

IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and CAE: These tests must be taken no more than two years prior to commencing your course.

Other requirements

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Course Information

Our lecturers and adjunct professors include some of Australia’s most reputable legal professionals, sharing their many years of experience and knowledge. They include:

  • the Hon. Justice Chris Maxwell QC
  • Professor Robert Richter QC
  • criminal law specialist, Robert Stary
  • Victorian Chief Magistrate, Ian Gray
  • retired High Court Judge, the Hon. Michael Kirby. 

Through this law degree you’ll get a broad perspective on legal practice and gain specialist academic and professional skills including:

  • advocacy
  • ethical judgement
  • communication
  • legal research and writing
  • interviewing and negotiation
  • relevant legal professional computing skills.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

If you have completed any of the following course(s), you will be guaranteed a place in this course. In some cases you may receive credit for your previous study, reducing the time it takes to complete your course.

  • International Foundations at VU

You will be guaranteed entry only.

  • International Foundations at VU (Extended)

You will be guaranteed entry only.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from a Bachelor of Laws at Victoria University, you’ll be in high demand because we’ll make sure you’re job-ready.

You could work as a lawyer or in legal practice in areas including criminal law, family law, commercial law and business. Many of our graduates choose to work in community legal centres providing legal access to disadvantaged groups, and in not-for-profit organisations.

Roles in the legal field include:

  • solicitor
  • lawyer
  • policy adviser
  • legal adviser
  • human-rights advocate.

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