Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Graduate Entry

Program code

1620

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$14,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

93.00

ATAR/RANK 2022

(more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • Graduate Entry only

Assumed knowledge

Nil

How to apply

Admission requirements

The University's Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy will apply.

Prior OP students: Applicants who graduated with an OP in or before 2019 can apply to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) for an ATAR statement. For more information visit qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/australian-tertiary-admission-rank-atar.

To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Laws (Honours), an applicant must have completed:

  • a Bachelor degree (except a Bachelor of Laws) or higher providing it is equivalent to 1.5 years of full-time study from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale (or equivalent) OR
  • a law degree from a different legal system (i.e. it must be a Bachelor of Laws from a non-Australian tertiary institution).

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

Selection for admission to an undergraduate degree is made on the basis of academic merit.

Selection for admission is competitive as the number of applicants generally exceeds the places available. The minimum requirement for eligibility for admission is completion of Year 12 of secondary school or equivalent academic achievement.

Prerequisites for admission may be specified in terms of levels of achievement in particular Year 12 subjects. Prerequisite conditions may be satisfied by other study or experience which is considered to be equivalent to the Year 12 prerequisites. More information is available on the Prerequisites and Assumed Knowledge website.

Further information for Queensland students completing an ATAR can be found here. 

Domestic applicants should apply for admission through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

A summary of the student profile for this program can be found on the QTAC website for Gold Coast | Nathan. The Rank profile is located on the Student Profile tab.

Guaranteed Admission Scheme

The Guaranteed Admission Scheme does not apply to this degree.


Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5
  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)
  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

International students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this Griffith degree.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) is not available for Domestic students.

The above requirements are HIGHER than the requirements stipulated in University policy. Applicants should refer to the following policy for further information:

The requirement to demonstrate an IELTS (Academic) of 7.0 or an equivalent level of proficiency in English will apply to all International students with the exception of those students who are admitted via one of the following English admission pathways which are exempt from the completion of the English language enhancement course:

  • Satisfactory completion of one of the qualifications specified in the following schedule:
  • Satisfactory completion within the past five years of at least two years full-time equivalent of post-secondary, higher education sector accredited associate degree or degree level study or equivalent in a country specified in the above Schedule A in which the language of instruction and assessment/examination for the entire two years was in English.
  • Satisfactory completion within the past five years (from Canada [excluding Quebec], New Zealand, Australia, Republic of Ireland, United States or United Kingdom) of senior secondary, post-secondary, higher education sector accredited associate degree or degree level study or equivalent for at least two years full-time equivalent.

If you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. This Institute offers a number of English language and other courses at both its Brisbane and Gold Coast branches.

QTAC application information

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - Gold Coast - Graduate Entry
ATAR/RANK *
93.00
QTAC code

236611

Duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

Prerequisites

Graduate Entry only

*The above ATAR/Rank from the 2022 admission cycle represents the minimum adjusted ATAR/Rank to which an offer was made. Minimum thresholds can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only for any future intakes.

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - Nathan - Graduate Entry
ATAR/RANK *
93.00
QTAC code

226611

Duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

Prerequisites

Graduate Entry only

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:

Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.