Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Program code

1525

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points

320

Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

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For the award of Bachelor of Laws (Honours) [LLB(Hons)], you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 30 credit points for the dissertation courses;
  • 100 credit points of Listed Law electives (40 credit points must be level 5 law courses with a graded pass).

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 120 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

Honours

Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined on the basis of the GPA achieved for the 80 credit points of nominated courses and a minimum percentage for the Dissertation as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

The 80 credit points of nominated courses are as follows:

If you do not achieve the standard necessary to be awarded Class IIB Honours you will be required to transfer to the Bachelor of Laws (1483) or Bachelor of Laws (1484) to be awarded the degree without Honours.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.