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Undergraduate Certificate in Legal Studies

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Legal Studies offers students the opportunity to experience University-level studies in the foundations of Law, including legal processes, interpreting legislation, criminal law, and legal research and writing.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
2510
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

School of Law

The Undergraduate Certificate in Legal Studies offers students the opportunity to experience University-level studies in the foundations of Law, including legal processes, interpreting legislation, criminal law, and legal research and writing. Students can also choose to study legal history, ethics or philosophy.

Study locations

Sydney

Online

What you will learn

Students of the Undergraduate Certificate in Legal Studies learn how the legal system works, examine the role of judges, juries and lawyers, and they learn how to conduct legal research and to analyse critical legal issues. This certificate also helps students develop important skills in presenting information and arguments, and is a pathway to further study of higher awards, such as a Diploma or Bachelor degree.

Course structure

The Undergraduate Certificate in Legal Studies consists of four courses:

  • LAWS1000 Legal Research & Writing
  • LAWS1010 Legal Process & Statutory Interpretation
  • LAWS1020 Legal History or CORE1001 Logos I or CORE1002 Logos 2
  • LAWS2520 Criminal Law A

Please note that although this certificate is delivered wholly online, the Bachelor of Laws requires attendance on the Sydney or Fremantle campus.

Full details of the program requirements are contained in the Program Regulations.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at The University of Notre Dame Australia.
92.4%
Overall satisfaction
91.4%
Skill scale
81.9%
Teaching scale
84.4%
Employed full-time
$65k
Average salary