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Australian Catholic University Law School Graduate Entry

  

KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative of Australian Catholic University (ACU) in Australia. Canadian applications to ACU’s Postgraduate Entry Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.

Overview

Australian Catholic University Graduate Entry Bachelor of Laws Overview

The Bachelor of Laws (Graduate entry) offered at ACU (Australian Catholic University) will give you the legal knowledge and practical skills to handle the demands of modern practice.

In addition to the core subjects required for admission to practice, this law degree includes the following subjects:

  • Competition Law
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • International Trade Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Public and Private International Law
  • Comparative Legal Systems

Graduates can pursue a range of legal careers including:

  • private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister
  • legal officer in the public sector (for example in federal or state government departments and publicly-funded organizations as diverse as national regulatory bodies, universities and public broadcasters)
  • in-house counsel to a wide-range of organizations from corporations to trade unions
  • public interest legal work in community legal centres
  • legal research

Students must complete 80 hours of pro bono work per year (after their first year), providing them with firsthand experience of the legal system while allowing them to contribute to the common good.

ACU Law School

Australian Catholic University (ACU) Law School in Australia

Australian Catholic University’s Faculty of Law in Australia launched in 2013 in Melbourne, and has since joined with the Faculty of Business to become the Faculty of Law and Business. In 2014, ACU has expanded their Law offerings to Sydney, with future plans to extend to Brisbane.

ACU Law’s aim is to take in a small cohort of students each year and offer them a unique and supportive academic learning environment. ACU’s Law School in Australia provides students with a solid knowledge of law, as well as an understanding of the needs of their wider community.

Students engage with subjects such as international human rights law, public and private international law and international trade law to broaden their knowledge.

A hallmark of the Bachelor of Laws at ACU is the requirement for students to undertake a minimum of 160 hours pro bono experience during their course, providing them with valuable experience in the legal profession.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

This Bachelor of Laws LLB course offered at Australian Catholic University in Australia has been specifically developed to meet the requirements for admission to practice law. This Bachelor of Laws LLB course has been approved for admission to practice law in Victoria and a corresponding approval is being sought in New South Wales.

Graduates of ACU’s Bachelor of Laws (LLB) are eligible to apply for licensing in Canada, however, it is critical students understand the requirements needed to complete this process before licensing will be granted.

KOM Consultants understand the process and requirements needed to enter the legal profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Length of Program:6 Semesters completed over 3 years full time
Intake:February
Prerequisites:Completed 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree in any discipline. Contact KOM for full details
LSAT Score:not required for Australian Catholic University Law School
Interview:not required for Australian Catholic University Law School
Application Dates:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Law and Business
Country:Australia