Course

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Approved Abbreviation: LLB


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2501.3

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 041111J


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


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 2009 or later.

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 Year 2008 - 2501.2 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

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
Campbelltown CampusPart TimeInternal See above
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 from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

http://pubsites.uws.edu.au/international/

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Recommended Full-time Sequence (Parramatta)

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Year 1

Autumn session

200006.2Introduction to Law
200008.5Torts Law
200011.2Contracts
200020.5Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200007.2Law Foundation
200010.2Criminal Law
200012.5Property Law
200009.4Constitutional Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200014.2Commercial Law
200016.3Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

LLB alternate unit 1

LLB alternate unit 2

Spring session

200018.6Law of Associations
200200.2Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

LLB alternate unit 3

LLB alternate unit 4

Year 3

Autumn session

200019.6Revenue Law
200017.2Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

LLB alternate unit 5

LLB alternate unit 6

Spring session

200013.6Administrative Law
200015.2Criminal Procedure and Evidence

LLB alternate unit 7

LLB alternate unit 8

Recommended Full-time Sequence (Campbelltown)

Year 1

Autumn session

200006.2Introduction to Law
200008.5Torts Law
200011.2Contracts
200020.5Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200007.2Law Foundation
200010.2Criminal Law
200012.5Property Law
200009.4Constitutional Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200018.6Law of Associations
200016.3Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

LLB alternate unit 1

LLB alternate unit 2

Spring session

200200.2Equity Trusts and Remedies 2
200014.2Commercial Law

LLB alternate unit 3

LLB alternate unit 4

Year 3

Autumn session

200015.2Criminal Procedure and Evidence
200013.6Administrative Law

LLB alternate unit 5

LLB alternate unit 6

Spring session

200019.6Revenue Law
200017.2Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

LLB alternate unit 7

LLB alternate unit 8

Recommended Part-time Sequence (Parramatta)

Year 1

Autumn session

200006.2Introduction to Law
200008.5Torts Law

Spring session

200007.2Law Foundation
200010.2Criminal Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200011.2Contracts
200020.5Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200012.5Property Law
200009.4Constitutional Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200014.2Commercial Law
200016.3Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

Spring session

200018.6Law of Associations
200200.2Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

Year 4

Autumn session

200019.6Revenue Law
200017.2Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

Spring session

200013.6Administrative Law
200015.2Criminal Procedure and Evidence

Year 5

Autumn session

LLB alternate unit 1

LLB alternate unit 2

Spring session

LLB alternate unit 3

LLB alternate unit 4

Year 6

Autumn session

LLB alternate unit 5

LLB alternate unit 6

Spring session

LLB alternate unit 7

LLB alternate unit 8

Recommended Part-time Sequence (Campbelltown)

Year 1

Autumn session

200006.2Introduction to Law
200008.5Torts Law

Spring session

200007.2Law Foundation
200010.2Criminal Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200011.2Contracts
200020.5Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200012.5Property Law
200009.4Constitutional Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200018.6Law of Associations
200016.3Equity Trusts and Remedies 1

Spring session

200014.2Commercial Law
200200.2Equity Trusts and Remedies 2

Year 4

Autumn session

200013.6Administrative Law
200015.2Criminal Procedure and Evidence

Spring session

200019.6Revenue Law
200017.2Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

Year 5

Autumn session

LLB alternate unit 1

LLB alternate unit 2

Spring session

LLB alternate unit 3

LLB alternate unit 4

Year 6

Autumn session

LLB alternate unit 5

LLB alternate unit 6

Spring session

LLB alternate unit 7

LLB alternate unit 8

LLB Alternate Units

Students may choose 80 credit points of units from the following

200021.2Land Transactions Law
200186.3Advanced Taxation Law
200220.5International Criminal Law
200278.2Professional Legal Skills 1
200279.2Professional Legal Skills 2
200293.2Alternative Dispute Resolution
200294.3Mediation
200295.4Bioethics
200296.2Law Economics and Business Ethics
200297.3Law of Employment
200298.4Immigration and Refugee Law
200529.4Comparative Law: Legal Systems of the World
200629.1Advanced Family Law
200630.1Child Law
200631.2Competition Law and Policy
200632.4Elder Law
200633.2Family Law
200635.1Human Rights Law
200637.4Intellectual Property
200638.4International Business Transactions Law
200639.3International Trade Law
200640.4Medical Malpractice Law
200641.3Wills and Succession
200646.4Advocacy
200647.2Planning and Environment Law
200648.1Corporate Finance and Securities Regulation Law
200649.1Jurisprudence
200650.2Advanced Torts and Civil Wrongs
200652.2Space Law - Commercial Aspects
200653.3Public International Law
200654.2Anti-Discrimination Law
200656.2Conflict of Laws
200657.4Corporate Governance
200658.1Electronic Financial Transactions Law
200659.2Insolvency Law and Policy
200660.2Occupational Health and Safety Law
200661.2Media Law
200662.2Advanced Criminal Law
200663.3International Moot Court
200697.3Banking and Securities Law
200699.4Clinical Legal Placement
200700.5Law Honours Dissertation
200701.2Issues in the Criminal Justice System
200702.3Public Health Law
200704.2Independent Study (Law)
200741.1Indigenous Australians and the Law
200772.3Family Dispute Resolution
200773.2Moot Court
200774.2Consumer Law and Policy

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).

Policies Website



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