Bond University

Diploma of Legal Studies

Bond University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 080298C

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

The Diploma of Legal Studies will be of interest to students planning a career where a knowledge of fundamental legal principles and basic legal skills will be of use, e.g. business administration, legal administration, federal, state or local government administration. It will also be of interest to students who have a general interest in the law as an area of study. The Diploma of Legal Studies will teach students core skills to enhance their career prospects, whether that be a student fresh out of school or someone wishing to upgrade their qualifications. Some core skills covered include; familiarity with the fundamental features of Australia’s legal system, the principles of business law and contract law, contemporary legal and ethical issues confronting Australian society, communicating in groups, conflict resolution, problem solving, individual and group decision making, and an understanding of ethics, morals and cultural beliefs. Successful completion of the Diploma of Legal Studies guarantees students a place in most undergraduate degrees at Bond University, with a possible 80 credit points credited towards their new program of study. Students are advised to check the degree study structures online to confirm for which subjects they may receive credit.

Professional outcomes

Successful completion of the Diploma of Legal Studies will provide students with a pathway to most Bond University undergraduate degrees, including the Bachelor of Laws, or a start to their career where a knowledge of fundamental legal principles and basic legal skills will be of use, e.g. business administration, legal administration, federal, state or local government administration.

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Course opportunities

Start date: 11 May 2020
07 September 2020
Duration: 2 semesters (8 months)
Study mode: Full time
Address

Bond University College

14 University Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4226
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicants must have an India Senior Secondary School Certificate average of 35% (awarded by CBSE or CISCE) or, 50% (from all other Boards) in 4 academic subjects. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to India.

IELTS 6.0 (no sub score less than 5.5) or equivalent.

Address

Bond University
14 University Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4226
Australia