Bachelor of Laws - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Help people with legal challenges

Lawyers help people who need legal advice, supporting and working with individuals, businesses, firms, corporations, or not-for-profit organisations to solve complex legal problems. This program is designed to produce law graduates with a practical focus, covering academic courses required for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia. Whether your interest is the global, international or national legal system, you will choose from a range of courses to prepare you for a career in the law.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
Refer to the program footnotes
Semester 1, Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2022
Estimated total tuition fee *
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2022 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 018201
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 76.00 OP - - Rank - 76
USC program code
Semester 1, Semester 2
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
English (Units 3 and 4, C)
Total courses
Total units

In this program you will:

  • Engage in active learning experiences and gain practical skills right from your first year.
  • Research answers to legal problems, prepare advice, present legal argument, observe court proceedings, and take part in simulated court presentations in our Moot Court venue.
  • Have the opportunity to further develop your skills by working with Legal Service clients under legal supervision in the elective Law Professional Practice or undertake a legal internship in a law workplace such as a law firm, court or legal aid service.

Law Honours is available, usually without extending the time required to complete your degree.

Career opportunities
  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Government legal officer
  • Judge's associate
  • Law academic
  • Corporate in-house counsel
  • Business and public service administration

The degree is an approved academic qualification for admission to the legal profession. Graduates must undertake a further period of practical legal training before being admitted as a legal practitioner.

What will I study?

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