Choose CDU for your Bachelor of Laws
Qualify in 3 years, rather than 4
Start studying the law immediately. So you can finish faster, we don't require you to study general, non-law subjects.
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Unique focus on global, Indigenous and refugee law
Learn about how laws are applied across jurisdictions and examine different legal systems from around the world.
What you will learn
The specialist elective units are an opportunity for you to further your area of interest. For example:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Competition and Consumer Law
- Contemporary Issues
- Cyber Law
- Customary Law
- Dispute Resolution
- Environmental and Planning Law
- Family Law
- Human Rights Law
- Indigenous Peoples and the Legal System
- Intellectual Property Law
- Legal History
- Private International Law
- Public International Law
- Resources and Energy Law
You'll prepare for a wide range of jobs. You may be able to pursue a career as a solicitor or barrister, or work in fields that benefit from legal expertise, such as politics, public service, industrial relations, community advocacy or commerce in general.
The course will also help you prepare for the workplace of the future with topics such as the legal impacts of artificial intelligence and robots.
The Bachelor of Laws is made up of core required units and specialist units that you choose to suit your interests. You'll typically complete your required units first and then choose your specialist units.
Each unit gives you a set number of credit points. To finish your degree, you'll need to have completed 240 credit points.
You fees are calculated based on the units you choose during your degree. You pay per unit.
Fees will also vary depending on whether you're a Commonwealth Supported or Full Fee Paying student.