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

Overview

Western Sydney University Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Overview

If you are a graduate and you are looking to move into a career in law, the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) offered at Western Sydney University in Australia will provide you with the knowledge and specialist legal skills to propel you into your legal career.

The graduate entry law degree gives you a strong background in fundamental legal principles as well as professional legal skills. This includes the ability to analyze legal material and understand fundamental legal principles, an understanding of the relationship between law and society, general analytical skills for analyzing and solving non legal problems, and specialized study into the Australian legal system. Students of Western Sydney’s Bachelor of Laws (LLB) will develop skills in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research.

Practical Experience

Western Sydney University Law students often engage in work experience during their course, for example, working at the NSW Attorney General’s in legal aid, working under the Summer Clerkship Program with industry, and in the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) advisory support scheme. Students also have the opportunity to participate in the Parramatta Community Justice Clinic (PCJC) and in the Pro Bono Students Australia (PBSA) volunteering program.

A Career in Law

Graduates of Law degrees at WSU have pursued careers such as:

  • solicitor or barrister
  • criminal prosecutor
  • human rights advocate
  • corporate legal adviser in the banking or finance industries
  • legal adviser to an interest group such as the Aboriginal Legal Service
  • judge’s associate
  • law academic
  • non-legal executive in banking, finance, accounting, corporate management, education, publishing, marketing, telecommunications, government or human resource management
  • lawyer in government service

Course Structure

Recommended Course Sequence (Parramatta)

Year 1

  • Introduction to Law
  • Torts Law
  • Contracts
  • Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics
  • Law Foundation
  • Criminal Law
  • Property Law
  • Constitutional Law
Year 2

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Equity & Trusts
  • LLB alternate unit 1
  • LLB alternate unit 2
  • Law of Associations
  • Remedies
  • LLB alternate unit 3
  • LLB alternate unit 4
Year 3

  • Commercial Transactions Law
  • Civil Procedure and Arbitration
  • LLB alternate unit 5
  • LLB alternate unit 6
  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Procedure and Evidence
  • LLB alternate unit 7
  • LLB alternate unit 8

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

Graduates from Western Sydney University’s Bachelor of Laws LLB program are eligible to apply to the Legal Profession Admission Board for admission to legal practice in the State of New South Wales in Australia after undertaking prescribed practical legal training.

Graduates of the Western Sydney 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 Honours (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 Western Sydney University Law School
Interview:Not required for Western Sydney 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