Course

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Approved Abbreviation: LLB


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2501.1

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 041111J


Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2001-2007.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

This program provides students with professional legal skills, including the ability to analyse legal material and understand fundamental legal principles; an understanding of the relationship between law and society; general analytical skills for analysing and solving non-legal problems and specialised study into the Australian legal system. Special emphasis is placed on legal skills. During their course students will develop skills in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research. Both campuses have excellent facilities, including state-of-the-art moot courts for students to practise advocacy skills and excellent library and computer-based law research facilities.

Study Mode
Three years full-time or six years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Kate Sainsburycourseadvicelaw@westernsydney.edu.au

Accreditation
Graduates from this program are eligible to apply to the Legal Profession Admission Board for admission to legal practice in NSW after undertaking prescribed practical legal training.

Inherent requirements

There are inherent requirements for this course that you must meet in order to complete your course and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this course online

Inherent requirements

Admission

This course is one which is designed for graduates who have completed the requirements for a tertiary qualification at bachelors level from a recognised university. Applications are through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

International applicants should contact International Office for details on admission. Contact information for the International Office is available via their website.

International Office

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Campbelltown students

Year 1

Autumn session

200006.2Introduction to Law
200007.2Law Foundation
200010.2Criminal Law
200011.2Contracts

Spring session

200008.5Torts Law
200009.4Constitutional Law
200012.5Property Law
200013.5Administrative Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200014.2Commercial Law
200016.3Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

And two LLB alternate units

Spring session

200018.5Law of Associations
200200.2Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

And two LLB alternate units

Year 3

Autumn session

200015.2Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200019.6Revenue Law

And two LLB alternate units

Spring session

200017.2Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure
200020.5Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

And two LLB alternate units

Full-time

Parramatta students

Year 1

Autumn session

200006.2Introduction to Law
200008.5Torts Law
200009.4Constitutional Law
200011.2Contracts

Spring session

200007.2Law Foundation
200010.2Criminal Law
200012.5Property Law
200013.5Administrative Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200014.2Commercial Law
200016.3Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

And two LLB alternate units

Spring session

200018.5Law of Associations
200200.2Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

And two LLB alternate units

Year 3

Autumn session

200017.2Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure
200019.6Revenue Law

And two LLB alternate units

Spring session

200015.2Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200020.5Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

And two LLB alternate units

Part-time

Campbelltown students

Year 1

Autumn session

200006.2Introduction to Law
200007.2Law Foundation

Spring session

200008.5Torts Law
200009.4Constitutional Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200010.2Criminal Law
200011.2Contracts

Spring session

200012.5Property Law
200013.5Administrative Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200014.2Commercial Law
200016.3Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

Spring session

200018.5Law of Associations
200200.2Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

Year 4

Autumn session

200015.2Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200019.6Revenue Law

Spring session

200017.2Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure
200020.5Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Year 5

Autumn session

Two LLB alternate units

Spring session

Two LLB alternate units

Year 6

Autumn session

Two LLB alternate units

Spring session

Two LLB alternate units

Part-time

Parramatta students

Year 1

Autumn session

200006.2Introduction to Law
200008.5Torts Law

Spring session

200007.2Law Foundation
200010.2Criminal Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200009.4Constitutional Law
200011.2Contracts

Spring session

200012.5Property Law
200013.5Administrative Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200014.2Commercial Law
200016.3Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

Spring session

200018.5Law of Associations
200200.2Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

Year 4

Autumn seesion

200017.2Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure
200019.6Revenue Law

Spring session

200015.2Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200020.5Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Year 5

Autumn session

Two LLB alternate units

Spring session

Two LLB alternates

Year 6

Autumn session

Two LLB alternates

Spring session

Two LLB alternates

LLB Alternate Units

Students may choose eight units from the following list.

Not all units will be offered each year.

F2005.1Family Law
F3007.1Advanced Family Law
F3010.1Advanced Torts and Civil Wrongs
F3013.1Conflict of Laws
F3015.1Banking and Securities Law
F3016.1Insolvency Law
F3017.1Intellectual Property
F3019.1Jurisprudence
F3023.1Public International Law
F3029.1Wills and Succession
F3031.1Media Law
F3032.1Advanced Criminal Law
F3033.1Jessup International Moot
F3037.1Children and The Law
F3040.1Immigration and Refugee Law
F3094.1Space Law - Commercial Aspects
F3500.1Independent Study A (Law)
F3501.1Independent Study B (Law)
69008.1Computer Law
69017.1Law, Economics and Business Ethics
69019.1Law of Employment
69023.1Planning and Environment Law
69027.1Research Project
69056.1Medical Malpractice Law
69108.1Mediation
69109.1Alternative Dispute Resolution
69113.1Public Health Law
69114.1Professional Negligence
69115.1Occupational Health and Safety Law
69116.1Corporate Finance and Securities Regulation Law
69118.1Issues in the Criminal Justice System
69119.1Competition Law
69121.1International Trade Law
69123.1Electronic Financial Transactions Law
69125.1Advocacy
69131.1Elder Law
69133.1Consumer Protection Law
69142.1Human Rights Law
69146.1Anti-Discrimination Law
69153.1International Business Transactions Law
69161.1Bioethics
200021.2Land Transactions Law
200186.3Advanced Taxation Law
200220.4International Criminal Law
200278.2Professional Legal Skills 1
200279.2Professional Legal Skills 2
200529.3Comparative Law: Legal Systems of the World

Majors

M21056.1Business Law
M21089.1Community Law

Honours

An Honours stream is offered - see below for admission criteria.

1. (a) Calculations used for the award of honours utilises the Grade Point Average in LLB units. The GPA is calculated using the following formula: HD: 7 D: 6 C:5 P:4 Conceded Pass: 3 F: 0

(b) Eligibility for honours depends upon the student's overall achievements in the LLB and the level of achievement in the 16 compulsory units for the LLB. Students with one failure can be considered for honours.

2. (a) The following rules shall apply in determining the grade of honours to be awarded:

(i) For the award of Honours 1: The student will be required to attain an overall GPA of at least 6.0 in LLB units AND a GPA of at least 6.0 in the compulsory LLB units

(ii) For the award of Honours 2.1 - The student will be required to attain an overall GPA of at least 5.8 in LLB units AND a GPA of at least 5.8 in compulsory LLB units.

(iii) For the award of Honours 2.2 - The student will be required to attain an overall GPA of at least 5.5 in LLB units AND a GPA of at least 5.5 in compulsory LLB units.

(b) A student's GPA is to be determined by taking the average of all LLB units undertaken including the results in the one LLB unit that has been failed.

Note: Students in this course may also be considered for honours in law under the rules in course 2501.2 or any later version of course 2501.



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