Course

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Approved Abbreviation: LLB


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2501.4

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 2012 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 Years 2009 to 2011 - 2501.3 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

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 Sarah Hookcourseadvicelaw@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Campbelltown CampusFull 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

200006Introduction to Law
200008Torts Law
200011Contracts
200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200007Law Foundation
200010Criminal Law
200012Property Law
200009Constitutional Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200014Commercial Law
200757Equity & Trusts

LLB alternate unit 1

LLB alternate unit 2

Spring session

200018Law of Associations
200756Remedies

LLB alternate unit 3

LLB alternate unit 4

Year 3

Autumn session

200019Revenue Law
200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

LLB alternate unit 5

LLB alternate unit 6

Spring session

200013Administrative Law
200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence

LLB alternate unit 7

LLB alternate unit 8

Recommended Full-time Sequence (Campbelltown)

Year 1

Autumn session

200006Introduction to Law
200008Torts Law
200011Contracts
200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200007Law Foundation
200010Criminal Law
200012Property Law
200009Constitutional Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200018Law of Associations
200757Equity & Trusts

LLB alternate unit 1

LLB alternate unit 2

Spring session

200014Commercial Law
200756Remedies

LLB alternate unit 3

LLB alternate unit 4

Year 3

Autumn session

200013Administrative Law
200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence

LLB alternate unit 5

LLB alternate unit 6

Spring session

200019Revenue Law
200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

LLB alternate unit 7

LLB alternate unit 8

Recommended Part-time Sequence (Parramatta)

Year 1

Autumn session

200006Introduction to Law
200008Torts Law

Spring session

200007Law Foundation
200010Criminal Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200011Contracts
200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200012Property Law
200009Constitutional Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200014Commercial Law
200757Equity & Trusts

Spring session

200018Law of Associations
200756Remedies

Year 4

Autumn session

200019Revenue Law
200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

Spring session

200013Administrative Law
200015Criminal 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

200006Introduction to Law
200008Torts Law

Spring session

200007Law Foundation
200010Criminal Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200011Contracts
200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200012Property Law
200009Constitutional Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200018Law of Associations
200757Equity & Trusts

Spring session

200014Commercial Law
200756Remedies

Year 4

Autumn session

200013Administrative Law
200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence

Spring session

200019Revenue Law
200017Dispute 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

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
200635Human Rights Law
200637Intellectual Property
200638International Business Transactions Law
200639International Trade Law
200640Medical Malpractice Law
200641Wills and Succession
200646Advocacy
200647Planning and Environment Law
200649Jurisprudence
200650Advanced Torts and Civil Wrongs
200652Space Law - Commercial Aspects
200653Public International Law
200654Anti-Discrimination Law
200656Conflict of Laws
200657Corporate Governance
200658Electronic Financial Transactions Law
200659Insolvency Law and Policy
200660Occupational Health and Safety Law
200661Media Law
200662Advanced Criminal Law
200663International Moot Court
200697Banking and Securities Law
200699Clinical Legal Placement
200700Law Honours Dissertation
200701Issues in the Criminal Justice System
200702Public Health Law
200704Independent Study (Law)
200741Indigenous Australians and the Law
200772Family Dispute Resolution
200773Moot Court
200774Consumer Law and Policy

Honours

An Honours award is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated Guidelines for the admission criteria.

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