Undergraduate Courses

Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Laws

Abbreviation:

LLB

UOW Course Code:

1777

CRICOS Code:

055107A

Study area / Disciplines / My University Key Words:

Law, Laws, Legal

Duration:

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Total Credit Points:

228

Delivery Mode:

On-campus

Intake Session(s):

Autumn

Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

Wollongong / 756100

ATAR:

92

Additional Information:

Course Finder

course description

This degree program consists entirely of Law subjects with a broad range of elective options. It aims to provide a legal education which equips students with a critical and questioning attitude, offers a broad perspective and provides the foundation for a career in an extensive range of legal work.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements, English requirements and credit transfer information are available from the Course Finder.

Course Structure

Students who enrol in the Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry) must complete the following:

    a) all compulsory Law subjects in the sequence set out in the relevant Course Program;

    b) elective subjects to the value of 88 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws Elective Law Schedule.

Subjects (by year)

Session

Credit Points

First Year

LLB 100

Foundations of Law A

Autumn

8

LLB 110

Legal Research and Writing

Autumn

4

LLB 120

Law of Contract A

Autumn

8

LLB 130

Criminal Law and Process A

Autumn

8

LLB 150

Communication Skills

Autumn

2

LLB 140

Advocacy Skills

Spring

2

LLB 160

Foundations of Law B

Spring

8

LLB 170

Law of Contract B

Spring

8

LLB 180

Criminal Law and Process B

Spring

8

LLB 197

Lawyers and Australian Society

Spring

6

Second Year

LLB 220

Property and Trusts A

Autumn

8

LLB 230

Administrative Law

Autumn

8

LLB 240

Law of Torts

Autumn

8

LLB 260

Dispute Management Skills

Autumn

2

LLB 270

Property and Trusts B

Spring

8

LLB 280

Constitutional Law

Spring

8

LLB 290

Legal Theory

Spring

8

LLB 250

Drafting Skills

Spring

2

Third Year

LLB 300

Remedies and Procedure

Autumn

8

LLB 302

Law of Business Organisations

Autumn

8

2 LLB Electives

Autumn

16

LLB 301

Evidence

Spring

8

3 LLB Electives

Spring

24

LLB 397

Legal Internship

Autumn/Spring

2

Fourth Year

6 LLB Electives

Autumn

48

Electives

Students must successfully complete elective subjects to the value of 88 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws Elective Law Schedule - see Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry).

Honours

To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Laws (Honours), a candidate must complete the elective LLB313 Legal Research Project as part of the above Course Requirements. The Honours grade will be calculated in accordance with Method 4. Refer to the University's General Course Rules (8.37), for information on the methods of calculating Honours.

As an alternative to the WAM-based Honours system, eligible students may complete an additional year of study towards the award of a Bachelor of Laws Honours by Research degree. In order to be eligible for this 'end-on' full year honours, students must have completed all LLB degree requirements with a WAM calculated by Method 4 of 70% or more. To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Laws Honours by Research, a candidate must complete LLB448 Research Honours in Law in addition to the above Course Requirements. The Honours grade will be calculated in accordance with Method 1. Refer to the University's General Course Rules (8.37), for information on the methods of calculating Honours.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: lha-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 6 May, 2014