Course Description

This Graduate Entry program will prepare you for a rewarding career.

Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on core areas of legal practice and the legal skills that lawyers must have. You will have the opportunity to choose law electives based on your interests, including clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience.

You will make connections between law and ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalisation. You will also develop interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work.

You will take courses that cover areas such as Crime, Contracts, Property, Corporate Law, Torts and Theories of Law.

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 can be completed in two years by taking courses across each trimester.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $28,000 per year full-time, $84,000 total course costCommonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $10,958 per year full-time, $32,874 total course cost
International Students: $28,000 per year full-time


3 - 6 years full time,

Starting dates


Graduate Rating

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 64.7% (national average 56.9%)
Improved skills: 86.2% (national average 83.7%)
Overall satisfaction: 85.9% (national average 81.1%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 62.4% (national average 74.1%)
Studying full time: 21.6% (national average 20.3%)
Median full time salary: $55,000 (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 083393B
Griffith University Code: 1455

Entry Requirements


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