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Currently the Law Honours program is an On-course Honours Award which recognises outstanding achievement in the Bachelor of Laws degree. On-course Honours is embedded in the course; it is not a separate enrolment.
Please note: From January 1st 2015 the award of a degree with honours on the on-course basis will no longer be available for students commencing in 2015 onwards.
Students who began their law degree prior to 2003 previously had two additional options (Program One including MLL401 Legal Project and Program Two) for Honours in Law. For information Program One or Program Two please contact the LLB Program Coordinator.
Honours in Law (Program Three) is the only option available to students who commenced in 2003 onwards. This structure can also be adopted by students who commenced prior to 2003.
Students are required to complete four credit points at Level 4 chosen from the following units:
MLL405 Equity & Trusts (1 cp)
MLL406 Taxation (1 cp)
MLL408 Family Law (1 cp)
MLL409 Competition Law and Policy (1 cp)
MLL410 Intellectual Property (1 cp)
MLL411 Legal Problem Solving and Persuasion (1 cp)
In order for students to meet the requirements for Honours in Law (Program Three) students must have:
Please note: Please see instructions about how to work out your Law Honours Grade Point Average (GPA)
No rounding up is done for Honours calculations e.g. 64.686 will not be rounded up to 65.
If you require additional information about the Law Honours structure, please contact a Student Advisor.