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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.

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