Go further with UQ law

Undergraduate law

Study undergraduate law at UQ with the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) as a single degree program or combined with 1 of 6 other degree programs.

Degree programs 

Get the latest information about program entry requirements, dual degrees, careers, and how to apply:

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)Arts/Laws (Honours)Business Management/Laws (Honours)Commerce/Laws (Honours)Economics/Laws (Honours)Journalism/Laws (Honours)Science/Laws (Honours)

Study Law and IT together with the Business Management/Laws (Honours), Commerce/Laws (Honours) or Science/Laws (Honours) dual programs to graduate with qualifications in Computer Science or Business Information Systems and law.

After completing an LLB(Hons) degree program you must also satisfy the practical legal training requirements before you can be admitted as a legal practitioner.

Courses

View details for compulsory and elective courses.

View your program plan to see courses in sequence by semester.

Related

Find out how law honours classes are awarded.

Consider applying for a scholarship when you apply for entry, or as a current student.

Pathways

Worried you won't get in? You can seek to upgrade to law from any bachelor's degree program at UQ. Work out your preferred alternate program, then contact us to discuss your plans.

Go further in your career

Get ready to go further from your first year with a range of experiences on offer through our local and global networks.  The opportunities you choose will help you branch out and begin your career while you study. 

Pro bono opportunities

Zoe ChanI’ve always been interested in social justice and wanted to use my skills to contribute to the community in some way.

- Zoe Chan

Work pro bono - for the public good for no reward - under the supervision of leading academics and senior practitioners. 

Our Pro Bono Centre is unique in Australia.  We match students with Community Legal Centres, barristers, and a variety of non-government organisations in Queensland and the Asia-Pacific.

Prepare for court

Julius Moller[Mooting] is a pathway to personal, competitive and academic development, requiring teamwork and critical reasoning to conquer complex questions.

Julius Moller

Join a student 'moot' team to practice advocacy skills in a mock dispute. Mooting is the closest you can get to professional practice in court. UQ mooting allows you to shine in competition and collaboration with other students, and go further than you thought possible.  

More about UQ mooting

Overseas study and work

Rachel Heah and friendsI really loved my time in Prague ... I will always remember those weekend trips away, the incredible architecture, amazing food and the knowledge. I have made some friends for life.

- Rachel Heah

International experiences offer transformational learning and give you an edge with employers.

Through our partner universities, global networks and alumni, we offer a wide selection of overseas experiences including student exchange (study overseas for a semester or two), shorter-term study, and internships. 

Our international mobility coordinator can help you plan your adventure. 

Overseas opportunities

Networking, sport and leadership

Briony DriscollI have been actively involved in law student life, holding a position on the UQ Law Society Education Board and participating in the UQLS netball team and buddy system, the UQ law Revue, and the UQ Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Working Group.

- Briony Driscoll 

Ease your transition to uni and make friends by joining a law student group or sports team, getting a buddy through the Law Buddy mentoring program or getting involved in a UQ student club.  

Having a network in law school will help you work out the lawyer you want to be, provide opportunities for leadership, and keep you in the loop of professional opportunities.

More about law student societies

Go further with innovative teaching and learning

Our teaching methods and learning spaces will prepare you for work in a new global age where legal practice involves multi-disciplinary teams, and collegiate and cooperative working styles.

small group studying in west wing of Forgan Smith

Enjoy small group learning

Enjoy being part of a small yearly intake and learning in seminar-style small groups.  Acquire rigourous legal knowledge and outstanding critical thinking skills in collaboration with your peers, and in close consultation with your teachers. 

Teacher with small group of students

Informed by research and practice

We bring together leading national and international scholars, distinguished alumni and leaders of the legal profession to provide outstanding teaching, informed by the latest research and practice.  

In iconic and new spaces

Queensland's oldest law school and largest law library has been redesigned to cater to your evolving learning needs with spaces for collaboration, presentation and debate, meetings and movement, and quiet nooks for independent reflection.

Information for international students

The LLB(Hons) fulfils the academic requirements for admission as a legal practitioner throughout Australia. Students from Singapore, Malaysia or India may use the LLB(Hons) to fulfil the academic qualifications required for admission to the legal profession in their home country. Once admitted in Australia, overseas students may only need to complete limited conversion modules to be eligible for admission in their home country.

Career services

Jillian LorenzoAfter I went to a consultation for advice on my law clerkship interviews, I was offered two clerkship positions. I also [went on] excursions to major law firms ...I had the opportunity to get to know the lawyers on staff, see how I would fit into the workplace culture and hear from senior associates and partners.

- Jillian Lorenzo 

Career services

From first year, we will work with you to identify your career goals, package your experiences, skills and interests into a marketable profile, and connect with employers, mentors and work opportunities.

Degree programs
Get the latest information online about law single and dual undergraduate progams
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