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Overview

Western Sydney University Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Overview

If you are not a university graduate, but you have some tertiary study behind you, the Bachelor of Laws LLB (Non-Graduate Entry) at the Western Sydney University in Australia is the opportunity you have been waiting for to discover a career in law.

The Bachelor of Laws LLB (Non-Graduate Entry) at WSU gives you a broad liberal legal education with a strong practical orientation. This Bachelor of Laws program in Australia is designed to equip students with the required knowledge and skills for legal practice. Even if you are not seeking to practice as a lawyer, your learning will be enriched by exposure to the ethos and practice of law through Western Sydney University’s Bachelor of Laws LLB.

The course provides students with professional legal skills, including 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. During this course at Western Sydney University you will develop skills in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research.

Entry Requirements

This Bachelor of Laws LLB course at the Western Sydney University is not available to current HSC school leavers. Applications will be considered from those having successfully completed one year of full time study at a recognized university, or completion of a diploma or advanced diploma at TAFE.

Practical Experience

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. WSU Law 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 Western Sydney University 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

Course Structure

Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Laws LLB requires the successful completion of 320 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

The electives of Year 4 may be chosen from any of the units offered by Western Sydney University, other than units that involve the study of law or the legal system to any substantial extent offered by WSU, provided that the assumed knowledge or prerequisites for the units are satisfied.

Recommended Sequence of Subjects

Year 1

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

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

  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Procedure and Evidence
  • LLB alternate unit 5
  • LLB alternate unit 6
  • Commercial Transactions Law
  • Civil Procedure and Arbitration
  • LLB alternate unit 7
  • LLB alternate unit 8
Year 4

  • Non-LLB elective 1
  • Non-LLB elective 2
  • Non-LLB elective 3
  • Non-LLB elective 4
  • Non-LLB elective 5
  • Non-LLB elective 6
  • Non-LLB elective 7
  • Non-LLB elective 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: 8 Semesters completed over 4 years
Intake: February and July
Prerequisites: Minimum 1 year of university studies. Students can not enter directly from High School diploma. Contact KOM Consultants 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