ACU offers a flexible, work-friendly model of day and evening classes to suit your busy lifestyle. You can study via part-time evening classes or full-time weekdays, or mix this up to fit your study and work schedule.
A legal degree is a gateway to a career as a solicitor or barrister, but it is not the only path you can choose; there are many options beyond the legal profession that are available to you
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
Chartered legal executive (England and Wales)
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
Civil Service administrator
Human resources officer
Trading standards officer
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
The Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) is a three year degree designed for experienced students who have completed a previous Bachelors level degree. You can pursue a range of legal careers including: private practice as a solicitor or barrister legal officer in the public sector in-house counsel for a wide range of organisations including corporations, regulatory authorities and NGOs. Typically, you develop specialisations in different fields of law throughout your career from criminal law to family law; from environmental law to corporation law, from international trade to entertainment law. I want to find another Bachelor Course As part of this degree you complete up to 160 hours of pro bono work (after your first year), providing you with firsthand experience of the legal system while allowing you to contribute to the common good.
Programme Structure Courses include: Legal Reading, Research and Writing Contract Law Criminal Law and Procedure Public Law Commercial Law Commercial Law Business Organisations Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution Comparative Legal Systems False or Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts Land Law Property Torts Administrative Law Constitutional Law Equity and Trusts Evidence Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Public and Private International Law Legal Community Engagement International Human Rights Law
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Applicants whose first language is not English must have either: successfully completed at least two full time years of study in secondary or higher education where the medium of study was English; or demonstrated their English proficiency, as set out below: International English Language Testing System (IELTS)Overall Score 7.0, Individual score of 6.5 in all tests. Test of English as a Foreign Language Academic (TOEFL) Internet based total of 100 - minimum of 25 in writing, speaking, reading and listening.
English Entry Requirement
Australian Catholic University
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