|University and Faculty:||James Cook University (JCU)
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
|Program:||Graduate-entry Bachelor of Laws|
|University Location:||Townsville, Queensland, Australia|
|Campus Location:||Townsville, Queensland|
|Program Duration:||Graduate-entry stream of the Bachelor of Laws: three years|
|Semester Intake:||February or July each year|
|Next Intakes:||February 2014 and July 2014|
|Est. Annual Tuition:||$22,500 AUD (2014)|
|Est. Total Tuition:||$66,000 AUD (six semesters of study)|
The James Cook University Law School offers the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate) degree, which is a three-year program. This law program is designed for students who already hold a bachelor degree in another field and wish to gain a qualification in law. The JCU law school connects with local law firms and the Community Legal Centre, which offer law students opportunities to gain practical legal skills. This law degree is an approved qualification for admission to practice in Queensland.The Bachelor of Laws degree at JCU is designed to
JCU's graduate LLB program provides students with foundation law subjects, along with an exciting and broad-ranging elective program. Law graduates benefit from a practical approach and an understanding of the complexities of modern society. A mooting competition is held each year, offering students practical experience in addressing legal argument to a mock court.
Canadian law students at JCU love the fact that they can study quality degrees in a beautiful, natural environment, while meeting students from more than 100 countries around the world! JCU programs are cutting-edge and academics work closely with the industry to ensure JCU degrees prepare students for real-world careers.
JCU's main campus is located in Townsville, which is a thriving coastal city and port, and a stepping-off point for visiting the Great Barrier Reef. The resort regions of the Whitsunday Islands and Mission Beach are within easy reach.
Every student who applies (and accepts) via OzTREKK and commences his/her studies at an OzTREKK Australian university will receive a $500 scholarship from OzTREKK.
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Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Students who have not yet completed a bachelor degree may apply, as long as they will have graduated prior to commencing the program at JCU. JCU does not require the LSAT. Reference letters are not necessary.
The current admission policy at James Cook University is that applicants with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 65 percent and above in their university studies will be issued an offer into the LLB program. Please note that each applicant's GPA is calculated over all years of university study.
Total Number of Places in the Program: no set quota
Application Deadline: There is no official application deadline. OzTREKK recommends that students apply at least three months prior to the program start date.
OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Shannon Tilston