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If you’re after a practical, industry-informed, experiential approach to learning about the legal profession, then one of our renowned law programs is for you. You’ll graduate ready to launch your career after working with real clients at the Deakin Law Clinic and applying your newly acquired legal knowledge in a professional environment under the supervision of qualified legal practitioners. You’ll get the opportunity to build the critical skills required for a career in the law while gaining that highly sought-after experience your future employers are looking for.
Courses within Law
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Bachelor of Arts - Advanced (Honours)
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Criminology
Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Cyber Security
Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science
Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology
Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Cyber Security
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws
Study at one of the best law schools in Victoria
With a unique focus in experiential learning, and ranked by the prestigious ShanghaiRanking's Global Rankings as one of Victoria's best, Deakin Law School will set you up for your dream career.
One of Victoria’s top-ranked law schools
Deakin Law School is highly regarded and ranked as one of Victoria's top law schools by the prestigious ShanghaiRanking's Global Rankings***. Depending on the program you may satisfy the academic requirements to practise as an Australian lawyer, as set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board.
The legal profession is undergoing rapid change and lawyers are increasingly required to provide clients with practical, commercial advice. A distinctive feature of our law programs is our focus on experiential learning, which builds these skills in addition to disciplinary knowledge, giving you an edge upon graduation.
Bring your unique insight to the world and take your studies to the next level with a higher degree by research. We have research expertise in commercial law, company law, natural resource law, mining and energy law, competition law, sentencing, intellectual property and comparative law.
We’ll be reinforcing strong links into real‑world professions for our graduates. A Deakin law graduate should be equipped for any job that uses the analytical, smart, technology-savvy, global skill set they’ve acquired.’
Professor Jenni Lightowlers
Dean, Deakin Law School
Gain a competitive edge
Based in the Melbourne CBD, the Deakin Law Clinic is a law firm that gives students the chance to practise law with real clients. Deakin Law Clinic students share how they have applied their legal knowledge, helped clients who cannot afford legal advice and cemented their plans for a legal career.
Law bridging units
Bridging units are a fast and flexible way to future-proof your career. If you're a re-qualifying graduate, our units are equivalent to VLAB areas of study, allowing you to start practicing in Victoria sooner.
Combine studies with travel
Our international study programs are a great way to fast-track your degree. They are between two and six weeks in duration and offer educational, social and cultural experiences along the way.
*2019 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate students
#ARWU Rankings 2020
~According to the Voice Project IT Service Quality Support Benchmark Survey
^Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards, 2017, 2018, 2019 winner
^^Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)
***ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020
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