You’re considered an International student if you are a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
Ranked No.1 in South Australia1, and in the top 100 in the world1, our professional law honours degree will prepare you for a dynamic and rewarding career in the legal profession.
You will learn the fundamental principles of the Australian legal system and obtain specialised knowledge through elective courses, allowing you to graduate with the skills to analyse and apply legal principles. Delivering experiential opportunities, smaller class sizes, and mooting facilities, our degrees provide a learning experience that will take you beyond the theory of law.
You will be prepared for legal practice through practical learning experiences including mooting, negotiation, witness examination, the student-run Legal Advice Clinic and student placements across a range of professional settings. You will learn how to argue a case by developing your skills in reasoning, analysis, communication and advocacy, and how to act as an advocate in a mock court, plus presenting before a judge.
You will also have the opportunity to select from an industry or a clinic placement, a law reform project or high-level research in your final year.
Offering double degrees and flexible trimester study options, you can tailor your studies to your interests and needs, and make the most of opportunities including overseas study placements, as well as local and national internships and clerkships.
Recognised as above world-class in law research2 and ranked number No.1 in South Australia for overall satisfaction and good teaching in undergraduate law3, you’ll be learning from experts at the forefront of the legal profession.
12018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 22015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). 3QILT – undergraduate 2017.
12018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 2QILT: Course Experience Questionnaire 2015-2016. 3UniSA Business School is one of just nine institutions in the country and 174 globally to be accredited by EQUIS. There are a total pool of 16,521 business schools worldwide, AACSB, May 2017. 42015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).
12018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 22015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). 3UniSA Business School is one of just nine institutions in the country and 174 globally to be accredited by EQUIS. There are a total pool of 16,521 business schools worldwide, AACSB, May 2017.
Employment for legal professionals in Australia is projected to increase by 17.8 per cent between now and November 20201.
You will graduate with a desired skillset for a diverse range of careers including:
1Australian Government Department of Employment, Occupational Employment Projections 2015
We are a globally connected university - our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We also have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.
Our Business School works with more than 200 companies, governments and organisations, many of which are long-standing relationships built on common goals and shared values.
In the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings, our research in law was assessed as above world-class. We have strong links with leading and like-minded research institutions in North America, Europe and the UK, and are building equally exciting new relationships in Asia.
Interested in learning more? Take a glimpse into the world of law at UniSA.
Matt Doran, Political Reporter