Course

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Approved Abbreviation: LLB


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2501.2

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 2008.

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.

Commencement Years 2001 to 2007 - 2501.1 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

This course 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

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above

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

200006Introduction to Law
200011Contracts
200007Law Foundation
200010Criminal Law

Spring session

200012Property Law
200013Administrative Law
200008Torts Law
200009Constitutional Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200016Equity Trusts and Remedies 1
200014Commercial Law

And two LLB alternate units

Spring session

200200Equity Trusts and Remedies 2
200018Law of Associations

And two LLB alternate units

Year 3

Autumn session

200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200019Revenue Law

And two LLB alternate units

Spring session

200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure
200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

And two LLB alternate units

Full-time

Parramatta students

Year 1

200006Introduction to Law
200011Contracts
200008Torts Law
200009Constitutional Law

Spring session

200012Property Law
200013Administrative Law
200007Law Foundation
200010Criminal Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200016Equity Trusts and Remedies 1
200014Commercial Law

And two LLB alternate units

Spring Session

200200Equity Trusts and Remedies 2
200018Law of Associations

And two LLB alternate units

Year 3

Autumn session

200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure
200019Revenue Law

And two LLB alternate units

Spring session

200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

And two LLB alternate units

Part-time

Campbelltown students

Year 1

Autumn session

200006Introduction to Law
200007Law Foundation

Spring session

200008Torts Law
200009Constitutional Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200010Criminal Law
200011Contracts

Spring session

200012Property Law
200013Administrative Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200014Commercial Law
200016Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

Spring session

200018Law of Associations
200200Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

Year 4

Autumn session

200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200019Revenue Law

Spring session

200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure
200020Professional 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

200006Introduction to Law
200008Torts Law

Spring session

200007Law Foundation
200010Criminal Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200011Contracts
200009Constitutional Law

Spring session

200012Property Law
200013Administrative Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200014Commercial Law
200016Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

Spring session

200018Law of Associations
200200Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

Year 4

Autumn session

200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure
200019Revenue Law

Spring session

200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200020Professional 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

LLB Alternate Units

Students may choose eight units from the following list.

Not all units will be offered each year.

F3010Advanced Torts and Civil Wrongs
F3013Conflict of Laws
F3015Banking and Securities Law
F3016Insolvency Law
F3019Jurisprudence
F3023Public International Law
F3031Media Law
F3032Advanced Criminal Law
F3033Jessup International Moot
F3094Space Law - Commercial Aspects
F3500Independent Study A (Law)
F3501Independent Study B (Law)
69008Computer Law
69023Planning and Environment Law
69027Research Project
69113Public Health Law
69114Professional Negligence
69115Occupational Health and Safety Law
69116Corporate Finance and Securities Regulation Law
69118Issues in the Criminal Justice System
69123Electronic Financial Transactions Law
69125Advocacy
69133Consumer Protection Law
69146Anti-Discrimination Law
200021Land Transactions Law
200186Advanced Taxation Law
200220International Criminal Law
200278Professional Legal Skills 1
200279Professional Legal Skills 2
200293Alternative Dispute Resolution
200294Mediation
200295Bioethics
200296Law Economics and Business Ethics
200297Law of Employment
200298Immigration and Refugee Law
200529Comparative Law: Legal Systems of the World
200629Advanced Family Law
200630Child Law
200631Competition Law and Policy
200632Elder Law
200633Family Law
200634Feminist Legal Theory and Practice
200635Human Rights Law
200637Intellectual Property
200638International Business Transactions Law
200639International Trade Law
200640Medical Malpractice Law
200641Wills and Succession

Honours

An Honours award is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated Guidelines for the admission criteria (http://policies.uws.edu.au).

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