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

Overview

La Trobe University Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Overview

Established in 1992, La Trobe University’s Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) is designed for students who already have an undergraduate degree, as you will take only law subjects. Graduates come from a wide range of backgrounds, including architecture, commerce, engineering, policing and social work. La Trobe’s graduate entry Law program aims to prepare you for employment in a global legal economy, fostering excellent analytical, problem-solving and critical research skills, and providing many opportunities to link classroom learning with legal practice. Students will have the opportunity to gain experience through placements in community legal services, judicial mentoring and participation in simulated client interviews and moots while in Australia.

The Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) is a three-year degree which provides graduates with an accredited professional qualification in law. The program offers an innovative, high quality legal education with a global and social justice perspective and a real emphasis on practical hands-on experiences. La Trobe University’s graduate entry Bachelor of Laws (LLB) includes all the compulsory subjects required by the Council of Legal Education for admission to legal practice in Victoria, as well as a broad range of electives, many with a practical skills component, such as Clinical Legal Education, International Advocacy, Mediation and Negotiation. The core component of the program is very structured.

La Trobe’s Law School in Australia provides first year students with a strong theoretical and practical foundation for their future law studies through a combination of skills-based and public and private law subjects covering areas such as Dispute Resolution, Contract and Tort Law, Criminal Law and Principles of Public Law. The second and third years of La Trobe’s Graduate Bachelor of Laws (LLB) address other areas of private law obligation such as Property Law, Equity and Trusts and Remedies. Students also examine key aspects of statutory regulation, which impact on the common law, corporate regulation, principles of administrative review, and additional practice-related requirements such as Statutory Interpretation, Civil Procedure and Professional Conduct and Ethics. Elective subjects allow students to construct a specialization in an area of interest.

La Trobe University’s Graduate entry Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is available at both Melbourne and Bendigo Campuses, but students commencing their studies at Bendigo normally transfer to Melbourne after completion of one full-time year of study (eight core subjects) where they complete the remainder of their course.

La Trobe Law School

About La Trobe University Law School in Australia

With over 20 years’ experience in legal education, La Trobe University’s Law School in Australia offers a stimulating and progressive learning environment with strong connections to the legal profession, public interest and human rights groups.

First year at La Trobe University’s Law School introduces you to the Australian legal system, legal ethics and access to justice. In addition to teaching you basic legal skills, such as locating legal sources, case analysis and interpreting legislation, La Trobe University also introduce you to criminal law and the role of governments and executives. Students will also explore key areas of private law obligation such as contracts and torts law.

Your collaborative problem-solving and communication skills will be developed at La Trobe University’s Law School. This university was the first Law School in Australia to require Dispute Resolution as a compulsory first-year subject.

What Attracts Canadians to La Trobe University Law School in Australia

La Trobe University’s Law School offers an innovative and high-quality legal education. There is a strong commitment to social justice, interdisciplinary enquiry, an international perspective and practical experience that links learning with legal practice. Students will be prepared for employment in a global legal economy. Study the law in its broad social, political and economic context at La Trobe’s Law School in Australia. Students will develop analytical, problem-solving and critical research skills.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

La Trobe University’s Bachelor of Laws (LLB) includes all the subjects required by the Victorian Council of Legal Education to qualify for admission to legal practice in the Australian Sate of Victoria.

Graduates of La Trobe 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 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.

Current News


La Trobe University latest news

University Updates on Australian Bushfires


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Here’s updates from various Universities in Australia on how they’re impacted by the Bushfires.

Griffith University

Whilst bushfires continue to impact parts of Australia, at present there is no bushfire threat in South East Queensland where Griffith’s five campuses are located.

University of Canberra

Fortunately, Canberra has not been directly affected by the current bushfires. While we have experienced a short term decline in air quality as a result of smoke from the New South Wales fires, …

Five Stars Achieved In QS Stars Ratings At La Trobe University


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has achieved an overall rating of five stars in the latest QS Stars ratings.  In addition, the University also achieved five-star ratings in a total of eight categories – the maximum number possible.

La Trobe is one of only six Australian universities to be rated at five stars in eight categories.

QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at higher education institutions world-wide, focusing on specific topics such as teaching, …

La Trobe University’s Big Jump In World Subject Ranking


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has jumped 72 places to 243 in the subject category of Clinical, Preclinical and Health, which includes dentistry and allied health.

The University is now in the 201-250 band, up from the 301-400 band last year.

La Trobe Pro Vice-Chancellor for Science, Health and Engineering Professor Robert Pike said it was an excellent result.

“Health teaching and research are among our core strengths at La Trobe and continue to attract global recognition,” Professor Pike said. …

Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge Signed by La Trobe University


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is a founding signatory and the first university to sign up to the world’s first Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge.

The Pledge’s aim is to ‘de-normalise’ tobacco by ending all business and financial ties with the industry, and reduce the annual death toll of 7 million who die from preventable, tobacco-related illnesses.

Launched on 26 September at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, finance leaders joined with world leaders from government and health to launch The Pledge, …

Medicinal Agriculture Hub Funded at La Trobe University


Image from Medicinal Agriculture Hub Funded at La Trobe Universityhas been recognised as a national leader in the emerging field of medicinal agriculture.

The University has welcomed the news that Australia’s first Research Hub for Medicinal Agriculture will be located at its Melbourne campus in Bundoora. The $27+ million initiative will combine extensive research and industry expertise to create new jobs and drive better health outcomes.

Federal Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today announced almost $5 million of funding towards the La Trobe-led Australian Research Council (ARC) Industry Transformation Research Hub (ITRH) for Medicinal Agriculture. …


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. Contact KOM for full details
LSAT Score:Not required for La Trobe University Law School
Interview:Not required for La Trobe 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