Whether it's defending a client in court, challenging a ruling in a sport tribunal, building a case to protect the environment or kick-starting a corporate career, a degree in law or legal studies from Southern Cross can get you there. Our double degrees in law can double your employment opportunities and with a focus on social justice, critical thinking, academic rigour and work-ready skills, our professionally accredited qualifications, delivered by the School of Law and Justice open the way to a range of careers in law and justice:

  • Lawyer (specialist or generalist)
  • Barrister
  • Paralegal
  • Property conveyancer
  • Criminology
  • Entertainment lawyer
  • Court officer
  • Environmental lawyer (one of the fastest growing fields of legal research)
  • Human rights and social justice advocate.

Why study law at Southern Cross?

  • Supervised work placements build networks
  • Accelerated study options at Law Summer Schools in Byron Bay and Gold Coast
  • Moot Court facility on campus to gain courtroom practice
  • Lecturers who are internationally recognised experts
  • Gain academic qualifications for admission to the legal profession
  • Five-star rating in law and paralegal studies - Good Universities Guide 2019