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Study Canadian Law

Bond has been training Canadian legal professionals for more than 20 years

Bond University's law program has earned a strong reputation in Canada, having trained Canadian lawyers for more than 20 years. Located on Australia's beautiful Gold Coast, our standout student experience, accelerated three-semester-per-year timetable and strong links to the Canadian legal industry have made Bond a top choice for Canadian students. 

With a rapidly expanding group of Canadian alumni working as partners and senior practitioners in Canada and worldwide, a degree from Bond does more than kick-start your legal career - it provides you with a professional network for life. 

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Canadian Law at Bond

Featuring experienced professors, small classes, an international perspective and extensive legal skills program, Bond's law programs provide an enriching learning experience that both challenges you academically and prepares you practically for a legal career back home in Canada, or in another country.

Complete Canadian law classes

To prepare students for the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) exams, Bond offers four Canadian law classes as electives - Foundations of Canadian Law, Canadian Criminal Law, Canadian Constitutional Law and Canadian Administrative Law. You can also undertake a complimentary online course on Canadian Professional Responsibility.

Learn from Canadian law professors

Bond employs experienced legal practitioners to teach the Canadian law classes at Bond, and often hosts distinguished Canadian legal professors and academics to guest lecture and co-teach in our Canadian course offerings.

Develop practical legal skills

A practical skills and professionalism program is embedded in Bond's law programs, focusing on developing essential legal skills including oral communication and presentation, legal writing and drafting, negotiation and legal skills and analysis. 

Access state-of-the-art facilities

Bond law students learn in world-class legal training facilities including purpose-built legal skills rooms and a full-scale court equipped with video conferencing facilities and video streaming that replicates the technology used in the High Court of Australia.

Explore Bond's law programs

CRICOS Code: 093923J

Juris Doctor - LA-43055

  • Law
  • 2 years (6 semesters)
  • Postgraduate
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CRICOS Code: 093922K

Bachelor of Laws - LA-40005

  • Law
  • 2 years 8 months (8 semesters)
  • Undergraduate
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Being admitted as a lawyer in Canada

The National Committee on Accreditation & Bar admissions process

To practice law in Canada, you need to be admitted to the Bar in your Province. A Bond University law degree is eligible for admission to the Bar, but before you can be admitted, there are two steps to complete - outlined below. 

The following information is a representation of the policies and procedures of the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA), as part of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada (FLSC), and is subject to change by the NCA at any time. While Bond aims to ensure accuracy of this information at all times, it is the responsibility of the reader to ensure they review the information located on the NCA website.

About Bond University

Australia's first independent, not-for-profit university

As a not-for-profit organisation, 100% of your Bond University tuition fees are re-invested in creating an elite five-star educational experience.

This is why we are able to provide world-class facilities, state-of-the-art learning resources and, most importantly, smaller classes that give you one-on-one access to Australia’s leading academics and corporate achievers.

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s fast-tracked schedule means you’ll finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university. 

International legal experience

At Bond, you will gain a global perspective that sets you apart in the competitive workforce, and develop a strong professional and personal network. During your degree, you will receive personalised career support from our Career Development Centre, and learn from academics with extensive real-world experience. And after you finish your studies, you will join an alumni network that spans 130 countries and over 30,000 graduates, with chapters in Vancouver and Toronto, and will have access to our strong and varied connections to employers in Canada.

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Personalised support

Bond is known for its personalised approach to learning, and the personalised attention begins before you start your studies. Your International Regional Manager, Natasha Racco, is based in Canada and is your dedicated contact to support you through your application and journey to studying at Bond.

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International Regional Manager - Canada

  • Canada

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International student fee information

As an international student, you must pay your tuition fees on a semester-by-semester basis. There are a number of ways to pay your fees, in addition to finance options that are dependent on your country of citizenship.

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