What will I learn?
With our Law degree ranked in the world's top 1001, the best in South Australia1, and our research in the area of law recognised as above world-class2, you will be learning from experts. Learn from those at the forefront of the legal profession with our teaching staff committed to developing not only your knowledge, but your confidence.
Our innovative combination of small class sizes, practice-based learning and courtroom-like facilities deliver a learning experience that takes you beyond the theory of law.
You will graduate with honours and an advanced understanding of legal principles and methods including the opportunity to undertake a law reform project or conduct high level research in your final year. In the on-campus Legal Advice Clinic you ill gain valuable experience, solving the legal problems of real clients under the guidance of a managing solicitor.
Expand your career opportunities with a double degree in business, arts, engineering, journalism, or by learning a language as part of your studies.
Careers to consider:
Solicitor: commercial solicitor: focusing on business-specific legal practice such as: corporate, contract, competition, communications, commercial property, finance, employment, intellectual property, transport, sports and media law
personal solicitor: focusing on areas such as personal injury, family and tort law, criminal litigation, succession and inheritance, residential property and conveyancing, taxation and trusts
Law clerk: performing clerical work for courts and legal practices such as organising jury and witness lists, maintaining order in courts, executing court orders, processing court documents, documenting court proceedings
Judge is associate: working closely with a judge in and out of court; conducting legal research; liaising with court staff, the legal profession, government departments, the press and the public; ensuring the effective and efficient conduct of the judge is court
Mediator: facilitating negotiation and settlement between disputing parties by providing direction and encouragement; working collaboratively with the parties and finding creative ways to reach a mutual solution
Policy adviser: analysing policies and their effects to provide advice and guidance to governments and organisations; offering strategic policy and planning advice on programs and operations; reviewing, developing, and implementing policies and strategies
What you'll learn:
Over the course of this degree you will study courses that teach you the fundamental legal principles and concepts that underpin the Australian legal system.
Courses such as torts, contracts, criminal law and constitutional law will give you a good understanding of the basic legal principles.
Through your choice of electives you can expand your knowledge in an area of professional interest such as environmental law, sports law, family law and human rights law.
Through practical learning experiences including mooting, negotiation, witness examination and the opportunity to undertake placement in a professional setting, you will be prepared for legal practice upon graduation.
Future study opportunities:
Masters by Research
International Master of Business Administration
Master of Management
Which department am I in? UniSA Business School
Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.
To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and
obtain a competitive ATAR, and
meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C
Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:
Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, or
Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above, or
Qualify for Special Entry, or
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Diploma level or above, or
Complete a University Foundation Studies program
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 7.0; TOEFL iBT score of 94 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 600 with TWE of 5.0; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 186; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 65 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE6.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury
A$29,500.00 (US$ 23,075) per year
26 February 2018, 6 August 2018
University of South Australia City West Campus, 217-243 Hindley Street, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5000, ADELAIDE, Australia