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

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$29,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Year 1, 2 and 3 of Bachelor of Laws and 5.5 GPA

    (more)

7.0

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

086236B

Offered in

Trimester 1

Why choose this program?

From 2020, commencing students are referred to the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (1619).

The Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on the core areas of legal practice together with legal skills that lawyers must have. It also provides you with opportunities to choose law electives that are aligned with your own particular interests.

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program encompasses 30 credit points of research dissertation.

As well as the opportunity for career and skill advancement, the Honours program creates a pathway for Law students to move to Higher Degree Research (HDR) studies via the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
1484 Bachelor of Laws Gold Coast Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
1483 Bachelor of Laws Nathan Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
1500 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Gold Coast Trimester 1 only
1525 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (this program) Nathan Trimester 1 only

Note: Progression to the Honours program is dependent upon satisfying eligibility requirements.

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program is offered on-campus on a full-time basis to Domestic and International students using the in-person mode of delivery.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

Work-integrated learning

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) provides the opportunity for optional work-integrated learning through its variety of Clinic courses.

My career opportunities

The career opportunities available to Griffith Law School graduates are so vast that the only issue after graduation may be narrowing down the field of opportunities. Today, employers from a wide range of disciplines value the skills our graduates possess.

You will be prepared for a rewarding career as a solicitor or barrister after gaining professional recognition. Opportunities also exist within the business and government realms in such disciplines as academia, administration, banking, finance, industrial relations, management and marketing.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (1525)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 29.5 $368.75 $29,500.00
2019 Fee Band 28.0 $350.00 $28,000.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information