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

Overview

Griffith University Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Overview

Griffith University’s Postgraduate Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program in Australia is a professional legal qualification that has direct entry for students who have completed a 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree. This degree is designed to prepare students for a professional legal career in Australia, Canada, and other international jurisdictions..

This program will be attractive to students who have the ambition to enter the legal profession and who are intent on studying law. It provides students with a comprehensive grounding in law. The program provides the academic training necessary to practice as a lawyer, as well as opening many career opportunities in both the public and private sector.

The Griffith Law School through their undergraduate entry Bachelor of Laws (LLB) offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on the core areas of legal practice together with legal skills that lawyers must have. Griffith Law’s LLB provides students with opportunities to choose law electives that are aligned with your own particular interests including clinical courses that emphasize practical legal skills, insights and experience. Canadian students can also take advantage of study abroad opportunities and gain credit towards your Griffith Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree for approved courses taken at international universities.

Students will also simultaneously study within a number of special course areas called `vertical courses’. These courses allow and encourage you to make connections between the discipline of law and the areas of ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalization. Through the study of these and other areas, the curriculum offered at Griffith’s Law School encourages interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work.

Griffith Law School staff are committed to a set of values which guide their teaching and research as well as their relationships with students. These values are summarized as Character, Responsibility and Respect.

Course Structure

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Constitutional Law
  • contract and Civil Obligations
  • Introduction to Legal Theory
  • Introduction to Public Law
  • Introduction to torts
  • Law and the modern State
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Negligence and Accident Compensation
  • Transitional Law
Year 2

  • Civil Procedure
  • Corporate Governance and Regulation
  • Criminal Procedure and Sentencing
  • Evidence
  • Equity
  • Law of Associations
  • Trusts
  • Principles of Criminal Law
  • Property Law
Year 3

  • Administrative Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal Professional Practice
  • Property Law
  • Law electives – including:
    • an international/comparative course
    • law in context course

Canadian Highlights

Canadian Highlights of Griffith University

  • Griffith’s Law School provides an opportunity to fast track in 3 years through their accelerated program (conditional upon first year marks)
  • Griffith is one of Australia’s premier destinations for Canadian students having graduated more than 5,000 Canadian students from their programs
  • Griffith University has a longstanding commitment to promoting diversity, social justice and community engagement
  • Griffith University Law School in Australia is among the top 50 in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject (May 2013).

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

Griffith University’s Postgraduate Bachelor of Laws (LLB) curriculum covers all the areas of knowledge for admission to legal practice and has been approved by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Legal Practitioners Admission Board. Graduates of Griffith University’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 understands 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
Intake:February
Prerequisites:Completed 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree in any discipline. Contact KOM for full details
LSAT Score:Not required for Griffith Law School
Interview:Not required for Griffith 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
Country:Australia