The Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on the core areas of legal practice together with legal skills that lawyers must have. It also provides you with opportunities to choose law electives that are aligned with your own particular interests. You can also take advantage of study abroad opportunities and gain credit towards your Griffith degree for approved courses taken at international universities. Griffith Law School staff are committed to a set of values which guide their teaching and research, as well as their relationships with students. These values are summarised as Scholarship, Character, Responsibility and Respect. With the world now a global community, international trade has an even more important role than it has had in the past, as countries compete with each other for export income. Legal advice in companies trading internationally is pivotal to their ability to be successful.
With the world now a global community, international trade has an even more important role than it has had in the past, as countries compete with each other for export income. Legal advice in companies trading internationally is pivotal to their ability to be successful. If you are keen to gain legal qualifications and work in an international context then this combined degree will make you very attractive to prospective employers.
It is especially designed for people who want to work for an Australian company, organisation or legal firm operating globally or for an international company. But you need not restrict your thinking only to law and business - your degree will equip you with skills in marketing, trade analysis and international finance.
By combining a professional education in law with the opportunity to specialise in international business, you will have a comprehensive knowledge of, and sensitivity to, the culture and business practices of our international trading partners.
The Bachelor of Laws with Honours encompasses 30 credit points of research dissertation.
As well as the opportunity for career and skill advancement, the Honours program creates a pathway for Law students to move to Higher Degree Research (HDR) studies via the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs.
If you complete the five Canadian Law courses you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.
A law degree from Griffith University is your passport to the world and is recognised as a qualifying degree for admission into the legal profession in many countries around the world.
The career opportunities available to Griffith Law School graduates are so vast that the only issue after graduation may be narrowing down the field of opportunities. Today, employers from a wide range of disciplines value the skills our graduates possess.
You will be prepared for a rewarding career as a solicitor or barrister, after gaining professional recognition. Opportunities also exist within the business and government realms in such disciplines as academia, administration, banking, finance, industrial relations, management and marketing.