5.5 years full-time
For Continuing Students Only
This degree provides a pathway to a career in pharmacology, toxicology or drug research, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other health industries.
The degree's focus on pharmacology will provide you with an excellent foundation if you are considering a degree in an area such as Medicine - Doctor of Medicine (5099); Pharmacy - Master of Pharmacy (5661); Dentistry - Bachelor of Dental Health Science (1577) or Medical Research - Master of Medical Research (5626).
You will learn through extensive hands-on experience in state-of-the-art facilities including formulation, pharmacology and analytical laboratories.
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, including clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience. You can also take advantage of study abroad opportunities and gain credit towards your Griffith degree for approved courses taken at international universities.
You will also simultaneously study within a number of special course areas called `vertical courses '. These courses allow and encourage you to make connections between the discipline of law and the areas of ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalisation. Through the study of these and other areas, the curriculum encourages interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work.
If you complete the five Canadian Law courses you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.
This program is to be offered full-time on-campus at the Gold Coast campus, using the in-person mode of delivery each trimester.
As a full-time student you will generally attend 22-24 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.
Some law electives are based at Nathan campus, some at the Gold Coast. A few law electives are run in intensive mode, including in trimester 3. Intensive mode means that classes may be compacted over a week, or over several weekends. Some law electives are 'clinics' which typically involve work off campus. Law electives are not normally undertaken until the final two years of your law degree.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
The Bachelor of Laws provides the opportunity for optional work-integrated learning through its variety of Clinic courses.
A law degree from Griffith University is your passport to the world and is recognised as a qualifying degree for admission into the legal profession in many countries around the world.
You will be prepared for professional employment in a wide variety of public and private sector positions such as Regulatory Scientist; Regulatory Affairs Specialist; Patent Protection; Government Agencies (for example, Therapeutic Goods Administration) Product Manager; Law; Research and Development Scientist.
To be eligible for admission as a solicitor, a person must complete an approved law degree (undertaken approved practical legal training via a practical legal training course of Supervised Traineeship at a Law firm) and be able to satisfy the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board and the Supreme Court of their fitness to practise.
Griffith University's law degree is accepted for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. You must ensure you complete the five Canadian Law courses to help you prepare for the NCA exams while gaining credit towards your law degree.
Students from Sabah who have a Griffith law degree and wish to return to Sabah to practise law may do so providing they gain admission to practice in an Australian jurisdiction first and then fulfil additional requirements upon their return to Sabah.
Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology (Honours) (2118).
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Flat fee|
|2020||Withdrawn UGRD (DOM)||$0.00|
|2019||Withdrawn UGRD (DOM)||$0.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.