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RMIT University

  • 45% international / 55% domestic

Bachelor of Legal and Dispute Studies

  • Bachelor

Developed in consultation with industry, the program offers insight into moral and legal aspects of society within Australia and other countries, along with the skills to critically analyse them.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
BP204, 052088A
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$6,566 per year / $19,698 total
International Fees
$26,880 per year / $80,640 total

About this course

Developed in consultation with industry, the program offers insight into moral and legal aspects of society within Australia and other countries, along with the skills to critically analyse them.

You will gain knowledge and skills in alternative dispute resolution and mediation, international human rights, restorative justice and policy analysis. You’ll develop a deeper understanding of the legal system to help create a just, socially aware and responsible community.

You'll be prepared for employment in private law firms, government, corporations, tribunals, community organisations and legal services.

Entry requirements

The highest level of education you have previously completed will determine which category applies to you.

Entry to this program is competitive. Applicants are ranked and selected in order of merit based on their academic achievement, e.g., ATAR or GPA (including any adjustments).

Applicants with recent secondary education (current or within the past two years)

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent in 2016, 2017 or 2018. If applicable, this includes equity access schemes and any other adjustment factors.

School Network Access Program (SNAP)

The SNAP access scheme is designed to increase tertiary access and participation of eligible students from SNAP partner schools.

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training study

Satisfactory completion of an Australian Certificate IV or above (or equivalent).

Applicants with Higher Education study

Satisfactory completion of at least two courses (subjects) at an Australian undergraduate level (or overseas equivalent).

Applicants with Work and Life Experience

Successful completion of an Australian senior secondary certificate of education (Year 12) or overseas equivalent.

Prerequisites: VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL (or equivalent) or achieve an overall score of at least 155 in the STAT multiple choice.

Study locations

Melbourne City

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at RMIT University.
71.6%
Overall satisfaction
80.3%
Skill scale
63.4%
Teaching scale
63.5%
Employed full-time
$48.5k
Average salary