Law courses

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Flexibility

Study on campus, online, full-time, part-time or in combination at different stages of your degree.

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Blended learning

A combination of lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked podcasts or virtual classes.

Awards and scholarships

Southern Cross University offers a range of student academic prizes and scholarships, including a $500 prize for Academic Excellence in Wills and Estates. Donated by Inheritance Solutions, this scholarship gives students insight into an extensive and crucial area of the legal profession.

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Are you seeking unique global insights into diverse legal contexts and dimensions? Are you eager to embrace multiple study topics to add to your professional portfolio? Our Summer and Winter Law Schools are ideal for students, lawyers, industry professionals, senior administrators and those requiring knowledge and understanding from the units on offer.

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Are you an overseas qualified lawyer?

To practise as a lawyer in Australia, a candidate must be admitted by the Supreme Court of an Australian state or territory. They must then obtain a practising certificate, generally issued by the local legal professional body. In just three easy steps, the Southern Cross University School of Law and Justice can help you with your admission in New South Wales.

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Southern Cross University offers exciting opportunities for all students to study overseas. Law students may do so as part of the elective unit component of their degree. Southern Cross University has exchange agreements with universities all over the world, offering law students a wonderful opportunity to travel, understand new cultures and broaden their experiences.

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Find our campuses at stunning locations on Australia’s east coast:

  • Gold Coast,
  • Lismore,
  • Coffs Harbour.

Award of Honours

The awarding of Honours signals that a student has achieved a high standard of academic excellence in their Bachelor of Laws degree. Graduating with Honours is looked upon favourably by future employers and provides an amazing start to your career in law.

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Law & Creative Writing program

Our unique Law and Creative Writing combined degree aims to produce professionals who can write, and writers with a profession. Students who love language, and who would like to explore the intersections between law, literature and culture, whilst expanding their own writing talents, will find this degree an extremely rewarding experience.