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Macquarie University Law School Undergraduate entry

  

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Overview

Macquarie University Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Overview

Macquarie University’s 126 hectare park-like campus sits in one of the largest business and technology precincts in the southern hemisphere, creating a hub of innovation and excellence.

As pioneers of interdisciplinary law study in Australia, the Macquarie University law degree in Australia will prepare you to look beyond law as a function of rules and procedures. You will be challenged to think around problems and provide more innovative solutions – skills highly valued by employers.

As a Macquarie University Law School student you can be confident you will develop the skills to excel as an ethical, proactive and innovative professional.

Macquarie University’s Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in Australia, students will complete all of the core units of study required for professional accreditation of the LLB, as well as core units that ensure Macquarie University graduates are ready to work in a globalized market.

Students also undertake one of seven majors, allowing them to take units from outside the Law School and develop a broad, advanced understanding of a specialized area of law throughout the program.

A wide-range of law electives, allowing students to develop their knowledge throughout the field, completes the program.

Students who undertake the single LLB at Macquarie University may potentially transfer into a double degree Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program, or may seek to complete a Masters degree in their area of specialization.

Course Structure

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Foundations of Law
  • People/Planet Unit
  • People/Planet unit
  • 100-level unit from qualifying major
  • Criminal Justice
  • Contracts
  • Law, Lawyers and Society
  • 100-level unit from qualifying major
Year 2

  • Torts
  • Property Law
  • International Law
  • 200-level unit from qualifying major
  • Jurisprudence
  • Equity
  • Business Organizations
  • 200-level unit from qualifying major
Year 3

  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil and Criminal Procedure
  • 300-level unit from qualifying major
  • 300-level unit from qualifying major
  • Administrative Law
  • Evidence
  • 300-level unit from qualifying major
  • 300-level unit from qualifying major
Year 4

  • Remedies, Reparations and Resolution in Law
  • Law Elective
  • Law Elective
  • Law Elective
  • Law PACE unit
  • Law Elective
  • Law Elective
  • Law Elective

Macquarie

About Macquarie University in Australia

5 Star University

Macquarie University in Australia was awarded five stars in the international QS Stars rating system for its performance in:

  • graduate employability
  • teaching
  • research
  • facilities
  • innovation
  • internationalization
  • access
  • specialist subjects

Macquarie University are one of only 5 Australian universities to receive 5 stars in all categories. The rating, attained only by truly world-class institutions, reinforces Macquarie’s academic, research and international standing.

First-Class Facilities

Recent investments of over $1 billion in infrastructure have allowed Macquarie University to offer students and researchers the best technology and facilities, such as:

  • Australia’s most technologically advanced private hospital on a university campus
  • Australian Hearing Hub
  • global headquarters of Cochlear Ltd
  • a state-of-the-art library featuring a robotic book storage and retrieval system
  • a swimming and sports complex
  • an on-campus railway station

Practical experience that improves graduate outcomes

A key part of Macquarie University’s unique learning environment is PACE, an initiative that provides opportunities for students to apply what they are learning within their degree in real-life organizations and environments. Such experiences help Macquarie University students develop communication, leadership, professional, and interpersonal skills, which greatly improves their career prospects.

Law School

About Macquarie University’s Law School in Australia

When Macquarie University’s Law School in Australia was established in 1972, it became the third oldest Law School in the state of New South Wales. Since then, Macquarie Law School has made its mark in legal education: undertaking innovative research, fostering interdisciplinary approaches to the law, promoting social justice and enhancing understanding of fundamental legal rules and institutions.

The students who choose to study at Macquarie Law School are not only intelligent, but well-rounded. Their experience of Macquarie Law School’s unique teaching and learning environment equips them to conquer an array of challenges in their professional and personal endeavours. Macquarie Law School in Australia are very proud of their graduates. So many have obtained exceptional positions when seeking employment; the legal profession in particular is filled with the names of many distinguished Macquarie University Alumni.

Often critical to the Macquarie Law School experience is interaction and involvement with the Macquarie University Law Society (MULS). MULS is one of those inimitable organizations that appreciates the importance of ensuring that students receive more than just a degree, by providing students with experiences that make them multi-skilled, highly capable and ambitious individuals.

Macquarie University’s Law School in Australia is home to a number of innovative research centres that have set the standard for Universities across Australia. These include the Centre for Environmental Law – one of the first of its kind in Australia, which focuses on matters ranging from climate change, corporate social responsibility, to heritage, planning and local government law. Macquarie University’s Law School Centre for Legal Governance brings together internationally-renowned scholars working in areas of law reform, social justice, international law and institutions, international trade law, and health law and bioethics.

Staff at Macquarie University’s Law School in Australia actively engage with the community – locally, nationally and internationally. Macquarie’s Law staff have provided pro bono advice on legal matters, undertaken consultancies with government agencies, UN offices, private firms and international organizations, undertaken outreach activities with local high schools and community groups, among other things. Macquarie Law School staff engage with the media in commenting on national and world events. Many staff members have been office bearers in professional associations. Macquarie University’s academics always ensure that their research connects with the world around them and can enrich the experience of the students they teach.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

Macquarie University’s Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program in Australia is accredited with professional bodies regulating the admission of law graduates to legal practice and provides appropriate qualification for admission to practice as a lawyer in Australia.

Graduates of Macquarie 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: 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 Macquarie University Law School
Interview: Not required for Macquarie 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