Course Description

For students seeking a career in law, this course equips them with skills for the courtroom and beyond, providing greater scope and options for a rewarding career in the legal, corporate, commercial and social justice fields.Students can add value to their degree by selecting elective units in specialised areas of law. Students may also participate in the Law Society Peer Mentoring Program, The Innocence Project, The Law Access Program and international mooting competitions to give them real world experience and the competitive edge in the job market.

Duration

4 years full time, 8 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.4% (national average 56.9%)
Improved skills: 84.2% (national average 83.7%)
Overall satisfaction: 86.8% (national average 81.1%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Edith Cowan University (ECU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 59.2% (national average 74.1%)
Studying full time: 8.3% (national average 20.3%)
Median full time salary: (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Code: V72

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