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

Overview

James Cook University Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Overview

The School of Law at James Cook University’s offers a 3 year Graduate entry Bachelor of Laws (LLB). This LLB program in Australia is open to existing graduates in any discipline who wish to gain an additional qualification in Law. Students at James Cook University’s Law School gain a solid foundation in traditional law subjects and choose from a varied elective program.

As a Law student at James Cook University you will gain an appreciation of the role of law in social, economic, environmental and political contexts and its significance for stable government, economic prosperity and the protection of individual and cultural rights.

The Bachelor of Laws (Graduate) at James Cook University is an accredited degree that focuses strongly on learning outcomes that have professional relevance and practical application.

James Cook’s Law School in Australia has designed this graduate entry Bachelor of Laws (LLB) to challenge students, exposing them to contemporary issues, the latest research and new ideas across diverse areas of the practice and application of law.

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program at James Cook University encourages students to develop independent thought and critical analysis of legal issues, as well as an interest in law reform and an understanding of community legal problems.

The School of Law at James Cook University in Australia is particularly proud of its community links and the strong support received from the legal profession and judiciary of northern and far northern Queensland. These links provide an authentic learning environment for Law students.

On top of this, JCU’s School of Law’s ongoing program of classes and workshops also involves judges and senior academics along with local law firms, government agencies, local community organizations and the local bar. These relationships enable students to gain advanced legal skills and to network with the profession.

Practising legal professionals teach and tutor regularly at James Cook University’s Law School, providing direct access to contemporary standards of practice.

Graduate of James Cook University Law School in Australia are highly valued by the profession in their region, across Australia and overseas.

Opportunities for employment of James Cook University law graduates exist in a wide variety of areas and can include careers in, for example:

  • Legal practice as a Barrister or Solicitor
  • government
  • business and commercial law
  • environmental law
  • property law
  • criminal law
  • taxation law/corporate law/ bankruptcy and insolvency
  • family law

Course Structure

Bachelor of Laws Courses

Year 1

  • Legal Institutions and Processes
  • Legal Research, Writing and Analysis
  • Law, Society and Change
  • Legal Concepts
  • Contract Law 1
  • Contract Law 2
Year 2

  • Land Law 1
  • Land Law 2
  • Principles of Criminal Law A
  • Principles of Criminal Law B
  • Torts A – Specific Torts
  • Torts B – Negligence
Year 3

  • Evidence
  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial and Personal Property Law
  • Principles of Equity
  • Law of Trusts
  • Constitutional Law
  • Company and Partnership Law
Year 4

  • Clinical Legal Studies
  • Competition Mooting
  • Advocacy and Criminal Sentencing
  • Legal Placement
  • Multidisciplinary Project
  • Individual Project

JCU Law School

About James Cook University’s Law School

James Cook University’s School of Law is particularly proud of its internationally recognized program. Students are provided with a solid foundation in traditional law subjects, along with exciting and broad-ranging elective program. Strong community links and the strong support received from the legal profession and judiciary of northern Queensland, Australia enables our students to gain advanced legal skills and to network personally with the profession.

What Attracts Canadians to James Cook University in Australia

  • International Recognition
  • Practical Focus
  • Supportive Study Environment
  • Teaching Excellence
  • Innovative Research

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

James Cook University’s Bachelor of Laws (LLB) course is an approved qualification for admission to practice law in Queensland, Australia. Students wishing to practice should obtain further information from the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board

Graduates of James Cook University’s Bachelor of Laws 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 and July
Prerequisites:Completed 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree in any discipline.high school diploma. Contact KOM Consultants for full details
LSAT Score:Not required for James Cook University Law School
Interview:Not required for James Cook 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
Country:Australia