Course

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Approved Abbreviation: LLB


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2501.8

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 Autumn 2017 or later.

Commencement Year Spring 2014 - 2501.7 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Commencement Year Autumn 2014 - 2501.6 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Commencement Year 2013 - 2501.5 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Commencement Year 2012 - 2501.4 Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

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

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 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). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

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/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

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.

International Office

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

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

This comprises:

  • 160 credit points of specified core units and
  • 80 credit points of LLB alternate units.

Recommended Full-time Sequence

Year 1

Autumn session

200977Fundamentals of Australian Law
200010Criminal Law
200011Contracts
200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200978Legal Analysis and Critique
200008Torts Law
200811Alternative Dispute Resolution
200013Administrative Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200757Equity & Trusts
200012Property Law

LLB alternate unit 1

LLB alternate unit 2

Spring session

200814Commercial Transactions Law
200018Law of Associations

LLB alternate unit 3

LLB alternate unit 4

Year 3

Autumn session

200009Constitutional Law
200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence

LLB alternate unit 5

LLB alternate unit 6

Spring session

200756Remedies
200813Civil Procedure and Arbitration

LLB alternate unit 7

LLB alternate unit 8

Recommended Part-time Sequence

Year 1

Autumn session

200977Fundamentals of Australian Law
200010Criminal Law

Spring session

200978Legal Analysis and Critique
200008Torts Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200011Contracts
200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

Spring session

200811Alternative Dispute Resolution
200013Administrative Law

Year 3

Autumn session

200757Equity & Trusts
200012Property Law

Spring session

200814Commercial Transactions Law
200018Law of Associations

Year 4

Autumn session

200009Constitutional Law
200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence

Spring session

200756Remedies
200813Civil Procedure and Arbitration

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 must complete 80 credit points of units from the following

200019Revenue Law
200021Land Transactions Law
200186Advanced Taxation Law
200220International Criminal Law
200271Financial Services Law
200294Mediation
200295Bioethics
200296Law Economics and Business Ethics
200297Law of Employment
200298Immigration and Refugee Law
200529Comparative Law: Legal Systems of the World
200629Advanced Family Law
200632Elder Law
200633Family Law
200635Human Rights Law
200637Intellectual Property
200638International Business Transactions Law
200639International Trade 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
200659Insolvency Law and Policy
200661Media 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)
200755Advanced Constitutional Law
200758Transactional Law
200759Foundations of Chinese Law
200772Family Dispute Resolution
200773Moot Court
200799Work Health and Safety Law
200800International Climate Law
200801International Environmental Law
200802Law and Public Policy (Development and Implementation)
200803Law of International Organisations
200804Law of the Sea
200856Medical Law
200858Australian Consumer Law
200905Australian Competition Law
200908Human Rights and the Asia Pacific
200943Practising in the Public Interest
200944First Peoples and the Australian Legal System
200955Information and Data Governance Law and Regulation
200956Islam, International Law and Human Rights
200982Mental Health Law
200983Foundations of Indian Law

Honours

Students may be eligible to undertake the embedded Law Honours program as part of their course attempt. Students who meet the criteria for admission to the program must complete the 20 credit point Bachelor of Laws Alternate Unit 200700 Law Honours Dissertation.

Please see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated School of Law Guidelines for the admission criteria.

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