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Future-proof for the real world

With courses designed and taught by industry professionals, you’ll get relevant knowledge of contemporary legal and justice issues.

Our electives in emerging fields, such as technology and innovation, prepare you to think ahead and take advantage of opportunities in growth areas.

Choose your specialisation

You can tailor your course to align with your goals. For example, justice students can choose to major in policy and governance, or criminology and policing.

We offer the widest range of law and justice double degrees in Queensland, so you can broaden your skills and career potential. You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement in a variety of law and justice organisations, building real-world experience that suits your interests.

Global experience

Let your studies take you around the world as you build a global portfolio and learn to apply your skills in international contexts. You could study overseas, complete a short-term work placement, or take a study tour. If you're a law student, you can also compete in an international mooting competition.

Tailor your studies

You can re-invent your career, create opportunities, update knowledge and satisfy your curiosity with a postgraduate degree.

Our postgraduate programs have strong industry links and are continuously refreshed to stay relevant. You can obtain one of our recognised qualifications, complete a short course or take stand-alone units.

Learn from the best

You'll learn from real-world case studies and be taught by expert teachers who are innovative and at the cutting edge of legal and justice research.

Our internationally renowned staff include full-time academics and practising legal and justice professionals.

Practical legal training

We are Brisbane's only university to offer the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, which provides law graduates with the training required for admission to the legal profession.


We provide a strong foundation in contemporary legal knowledge with real-world placements that develop industry connections. You'll be getting hands-on experience in advocacy, mooting and client management right from the start of your course, meaning that you'll be prepared to enter the workforce as a lawyer or other legal professional.

Undergraduate courses

If you're a lawyer looking to advance your career or create a niche, you can find a specialist course to suit your needs. If you're not a lawyer, set yourself apart by gaining confidence in managing legal issues with our Graduate Certificate in Applied Law.

Postgraduate courses


If you want a career that makes a positive difference, our justice degrees prepare you to think and act ethically with a social justice focus. No two days are the same when you work in the areas of policing, intelligence, policy or government.

Undergraduate courses

Our courses are industry relevant and up-to-the-minute with current theory and practice. Our Graduate Certificate in Policy and Governance has been designed in consultation with the Queensland Public Service Commission (QPSC). The Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence was developed after extensive industry consultation with front-line workers, non-profit and support service employees and police.

Postgraduate courses

Be prepared for the real world with practical learning experiences and professional connections.

Expand your horizons with overseas study exchanges, tours and work placements.

Put theory into practice and gain credit towards your degree with a work placement.

Reach your goals with career support, scholarships and study help.

We support our students to succeed in cutting-edge areas of research.

Flexible and short courses for law, justice and other professions

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