Canadian law courses at Griffith Law School
Part of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Law, Griffith Law School is one of Australia’s leading law schools, recognised for its outstanding scholarship, student-focused learning, interdisciplinary research, and strong commitment to social justice.
Griffith Law School was ranked in the top 100 law schools in the 2014/2015 QS World University Rankings. Griffith students learn from award-winning teachers who have been recognised by the Australian Government’s Office of Learning and Teaching for their outstanding teaching quality. In addition to studying the core areas of legal practice, students may choose from a range of exciting electives across five areas: global law and governance; law and commerce; environment and social justice; theories and contexts of law; and clinical and legal professional practice, which includes clinical courses that offer practical legal skills, insights and experiences.
The Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) now includes elective courses that will equip you to sit the NCA accreditation exams on the Gold Coast. After your studies you can then seek admission in Canada or Australia.
- Foundations of Canadian Law
- Canadian Constitutional Law
- Canadian Criminal Law
- Canadian Administrative Law
- Canadian Legal Professional Responsibility
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 such as Constitutional Law, Legal Theory, Law and the Modern State, Corporate Governance and Regulation, Criminal Law, and Property Law.
Program: Bachelor of Laws (graduate entry)
Location: Gold Coast or Brisbane, Queensland
Semester intake: February
Duration: 3 years