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James Cook University Law School Undergraduate entry

  

KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative of James Cook University in Australia. Canadian applications to James Cook University’s Undergraduate 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

As a student at James Cook University’s Law School in Australia 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.

Graduates of JCU’s Bachelor of Laws satisfy the academic requirements for admission to practice law in Queensland, Australia and through the mutual recognition process, in all Australian states and territories.

The Bachelor of Laws offered at James Cook University focuses strongly on learning outcomes that have professional relevance and practical application. This Bachelor of Laws (LLB) course is designed to challenge students, exposing them to contemporary issues, the latest research and new ideas across diverse areas of the practice and application of law.

James Cook University offers ongoing support for new law students with The First Year Experience program. This program ensures support and mentoring for new law students at JCU, essentially familiarizing them with foundation legal skills.

James Cook University’s School of Law is particularly proud of its community links and the strong support received from the legal profession and judiciary of northern and far northern Queensland, Australia. These links provide an authentic learning environment for Law students at JCU. On top of this, the 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.

Courses

Bachelor of Laws Courses at James Cook University in Australia

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

About James Cook Law School

About James Cook University’s Law School in Australia

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.

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James Cook University Researcher Snares PM’s Science Prize


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A frog researcher whose ground-breaking discoveries at solved the mystery of a disease killing frogs around the world has won one of Australia’s most prestigious science prizes.

JCU adjunct Dr Lee Berger, based within the One Health Research Group (a multi-institutional collaborative research group), has been awarded one of the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science: the $50,000 Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year.

Through her PhD research, Lee Berger discovered chytridiomycosis – …

James Cook University Rises In Global Rankings


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has bolstered its standing as a world-class research university, with an authoritative global ranking listing the University in the top 300 of the world’s universities.

The 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has been released today by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy and ranks JCU in the top 201-300 group of universities.

JCU is one of only 15 Australian universities to be ranked in the top 300 of the world’s universities.

JCU Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding said the ranking is a terrific result and reflects the very high standard of research undertaken by the University. …

James Cook University Rockets Up The Rankings


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has rocketed up a key global ranking of ‘young’ universities, with JCU now ranked 28th of the world’s universities aged 50 years or under.

The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings list the world’s best universities that have been operating for up to 50 years. The 2018 ranking compares 250 institutions from 55 countries.

For the past two years, JCU has been ranked 38th in this category, but has now climbed 10 places to 28th spot. …

Tropical Health & Medicine Expands at James Cook University in Cairns


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Officially opened by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon. Matthew Canavan, this is the second building on campus devoted to the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM).

Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding said the building would enable AITHM’s 53 staff and 32 postgraduate students in Cairns to expand their work and training.

“We’re proud to have not just some of the world’s leading researchers working here, …

JCU’s The Science Place Achieves Australian-First Green Building Rating


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’s landmark The Science Place building has become the first educational building in Australia to achieve a prestigious LEED® Gold rating for its environmentally sustainable design.

The innovative $85M building at JCU’s Douglas campus is also the first LEED Gold Certified building rated for its construction in Queensland*.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world, and is devised by the Unites States Green Building Council to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage sustainable design. …


ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Length of Program:8 Semesters completed over 4 years
Intake:February and July
Prerequisites:Completed 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