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Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Government and International Relations
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Government and International Relations

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Government and International Relations

  • ID:GU610241
  • Level:5-Year Combined Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$237,099.50
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5
  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)
  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

Combining Government and International Relations with Law will help you develop a solid understanding of the world we live in. You will learn about the forces that shape politics, public administration and international affairs.

Law component

In the Law component, you will study within a number of special subject areas called 'vertical subjects'. Through these subject areas, you will make connections between law and ethics, legal theory, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues, and internationalisation. You will also develop interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work.

If you complete the five Canadian Law courses, you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Government and International Relations component

In the Government and International Relations component, you will learn about political institutions and processes, business-government relations, and foreign policy and globalisation. In your first year, you will develop your understanding of politics and international relations. In your second and third years, you will expand this knowledge and complete either a parliamentary internship or a work placement.

CRICOS CODE:086241E

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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Foundations of Law - 1031LAW
  • Contracts 1 - 1029LAW
  • International Relations - 1001GIR
  • Introduction to Politics - 1101GIR
  • Global Law - 1028LAW
  • Contracts 2 - 1030LAW
  • Globalisation, the Asia-Pacific and Australia - 1003GIR
  • The Mechanics of Power - 1102GIR

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Crime 1 - 2019LAW
  • Torts 1 - 2021LAW
  • Introduction to Political Philosophy - 2001GIR
  • Government and International Relations major course
  • Crime 2 - 2020LAW
  • Torts 2 - 2022LAW
  • International Relations Theory - 2017GIR
  • Government and International Relations major course

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Property 1 - 3014LAW
  • Governments, Markets and Communities - 2005GIR
  • Government and International Relations major course
  • Constitutional Law - 3016LAW
  • Property 2 - 3015LAW
  • Administrative Law - 3017LAW
  • Power and Policy Making - 3013GIR
  • Government and International Relations major course

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

  • Equity and Trusts - 4024LAW
  • Government and International Relations major course
  • Evidence - 5194LAW
  • Employability elective
  • Corporations and Associations - 4025LAW
  • Listed Law elective
  • Parties, Campaigns and Elections - 3019GIR (capstone course)
  • The Politics of Identity: Religion, Culture and Globalisation - 3016GIR (capstone course)
  • Government and International Relations major course

Year 5

You must complete the following courses:

  • Civil Procedure - 5210LAW
  • Listed Law electives
  • Theories of Law - 7795LAW
  • Listed Law electives

Year 6

You must complete the following courses:

  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Practice - 7793LAW
  • Listed Law Electives
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

A law degree from Griffith University is your passport to the world and is recognised as a qualifying degree for admission into the legal profession in many countries around the world.

You will be prepared for a career in the legal profession, with a special interest in public law or international issues. You will also find employment in areas such as diplomacy, strategic analysis or trade relations, or in businesses with overseas profiles, and international aid and non-government organisations.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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