Studying in the Faculty of Law, you may need to factor in some additional costs based on the subjects or additional opportunities you choose to complete. These additional costs cover the practical, placement or overseas experiences that you can take advantage of during your degree; for example, study tours.
Placements, clerkships and work experience
Placements are an exciting part of a number of programs in the Faculty of Law. Additionally, clerkships and work experience opportunities are available locally, nationally and internationally. If you enrol in a subject with a compulsory placement or chose to undertake a clerkship or work experience opportunity, you will be responsible for all costs associated with the placement or opportunity, such as transport, accommodation, living expenses, business attire and other incidental costs (as required).
Programs with compulsory clinical hours include:
- Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ONLINE)
- Graduate Certificate in Family Dispute Resolution
- Master of Laws in Family Dispute Resolution
The programs where clerkships and work experience opportunities are available include:
- Juris Doctor
- Bachelor of Laws
The following elective subjects include a placement component. Students will be responsible for all costs associated with the placement, such as transport, business attire and other incidental costs.
- LAWS13/77-515 Clinical Legal Placement (elective)
- LAWS13/77-551 Family Law Legal Practice Clinic (elective)
- LAWS77-804 Family Dispute Resolution 2
- LAWS13-620/LAWS77-623 Special Topic in Law A: Cultural Emergence Clinic (elective)
The following subjects are taught in overseas countries. Students enrolled in these elective subjects are required to pay for airfares, accommodation, in-country transfers, some meals and other costs.
- LAWS13/77-583 Solomon Islands Law Immersion (elective)
- LAWS13/77-592 Malaysian Law Immersion (elective)