Law

Why law and justice at QUT?

Career-focused courses

As a QUT law or justice graduate you'll be highly sought after by employers and prepared for the real world, with a strong foundation in contemporary law and justice knowledge and practical experience.

You'll gain meaningful connections with high profile industry employers through placements, mentoring opportunities, mooting competitions, and by being taught by leading and internationally renowned experts.

Our double degree students receive a competitive edge due to their widespread knowledge and skill base.

Whether your interests are in law, policy, governance, criminology, policing, intelligence, crime prevention or national security, we offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to prepare you for your future.

Teaching excellence and innovation

A combination of full-time academics and practising legal and justice professionals will support and develop your successful transition from university to your career.

You'll learn from teachers who are experts in their fields, have up-to-date knowledge, and are at the cutting edge of legal and justice research.

Our teachers are innovative in their teaching and this has been recognised through national awards and international accreditation through the UK Higher Education Academy.

Our unique 3D animated programs teach law students to think like professionals using virtual environments. We've created a complex legal universe using Second Life "machinima" to help you understand the multidimensional world of law in a fun and authentic setting.

Real-world learning experiences

Our courses are designed in consultation with industry, giving you a strong foundation of real-world knowledge, experience and skills to address legal and justice issues.

We incorporate practical activities with on-the-job learning opportunities so you’ll gain valuable experience working in diverse and complex environments.

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in:

High quality city-based learning facilities

Our QUT Law library provides specialised legal information resources and access to industry-experienced law librarians.

As a law and justice student, you will have access to the QUT Law Moot Court. This specially-designed court offers an environment for students to sharpen advocacy skills and build confidence.

Through the Crime Club, you will also have access to the Banco Court at the Supreme Court Building in the Law Courts Complex.

International experiences

If you want international career development and a once-in-a-lifetime experience, an international work placement or study exchange is for you.

QUT has student exchange agreements with over 200 partner institutions across the world, with opportunities for study exchange, work experience and international mooting competitions.

Scholarships

A range of scholarships is available for high achievers and those with financial difficulties.

Flexible study options

Full-time, part-time, online and correspondence delivery options are available for our courses. Most of our lectures and teaching materials are offered both in person and online. This means no matter how busy you are, you can always access your education.

Student support

We recognise that the experience of legal education has a profound effect upon you and your wellbeing, impacting on your future success in the legal profession or related fields.

We help prepare you for the challenges ahead and support you throughout your studies.

Our students are represented and supported by self-run, not-for-profit student associations, the QUT Law Society and QUT Justice Society.

Research

Our academics are at the forefront of legal and justice research. We host three research centres and two major programs:

Contacts

Faculty of Law

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    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD 4000
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    QUT Faculty of Law
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001

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