Become a real
lawyer.

Do your PLT at QUT.

Don't just study law. Practise law. QUT has the real world Practical Legal Training (PLT) you need for admission to the legal profession.
Find out more about our course.

Real-world experience

Our PLT is driven and shaped by practising lawyers, many of whom are leaders in their field. You’ll build a portfolio of real-world know-how and develop professional communication skills and workplace productivity skills including:

Interviewing and negotiating

Drafting legal documents and writing legal letters

Executing property, litigation and commercial transactions and proceedings

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Real recognition

Our course is approved by the Queensland Legal Practitioners Admissions Board. It meets the practical training requirements for admission to the legal profession in Queensland.

Firm connections

QUT has established connections with over 350 placement providers. This means you’ll get the experience and the connections you need. This can lead to employment offers for some students.

Real recognition

Our course is approved by the Queensland Legal Practitioners Admissions Board. It meets the practical training requirements for admission to the legal profession in Queensland.

Firm connections

QUT has established connections with over 350 placement providers. This means you’ll get the experience and the connections you need. This can lead to employment offers for some students.

Real stories

“It wasn’t just the theory I learned, but the skills and confidence I gained during my PLT that made a real difference.”

Annie Wang
Associate at MinterEllison

“QUT’s firm connections gave me the opportunity to turn my workplace experience into a real job when I finished.”

Mark Goldsworthy
Associate at Results Legal

“I was taught by experienced lawyers who mentored me, and helped me get a head start in my career.”

Zosia Kilmartin
Director of Kilmartin Knyvett Lawyers

Flexible study

Our PLT is structured for convenience with four intakes a year. And because we know how busy life can get when you’re balancing work and study, we’ve made our PLT as flexible as possible. You can choose between:

  • full-time on campus
  • external (online)
  • part-time (online)
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Four-week placements

Through our relationships with firms, government and non-profit organisations, we are able to source a four-week placement for you in a law office. Alternatively, if you’re already working in a law office, you may be eligible to claim credit for your real-life legal work.

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Prefer to email us your questions? Contact us on pltsupport@qut.edu.au.