Why study Law at Griffith?
When you study law at Griffith, you're studying among the world's best. Griffith Law School has been ranked in the top 100 law schools in the 2015/2016 QS World University Rankings. Join the ranks of successful Griffith law graduates including recent Australian Young Lawyer of the Year, Kara Cook and Australia's Youth Representative to the United Nations for 2016, Chris Eigeland.
Be in demand
Our law degrees equip you with in-depth knowledge of legal principles, plus the practical skills to pave the way to a rewarding legal career. You'll also have the opportunity to network with a cross-section of Queensland's legal community at regular events. Throughout your degree, our industry liaison and graduate placement officer will help you identify your career goals and provide you with the resources essential to graduate success.
You can also combine your study of the law with another area at Griffith to stand out in the job market. We offer a range of double degrees that have been specifically designed to meet industry-related areas of need, including arts, Asian studies, business, commerce, criminology, environmental science, government and international relations, international business, pharmacy and psychology.
Experience law beyond the classroom
We equip you to deal with contemporary issues through a perfect balance of legal theory and practice, right from your first year of study. You'll gain extensive practical experience through moots, court visits, industry networking and legal clinics. The Griffith Legal Clinic programs offers one of the broadest range of clinical options in Australia from legal practice, policy work and community legal practice. You'll gain hands-on experience in a structured environment, working with real clients and cases.
Griffith Law School offers a range of postgraduate degrees which can help you achieve your career goals and reach your full potential. We offer the following degrees online:
- Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice
- Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Studies
- Graduate Certificate in Global Law Practice
- Master of Global Law
PHD and Research Degrees
Whether you want to create positive legal reform or delve deeper into your area of legal practice, we will help you to become a high-quality legal researcher. You will collaborate closely with our experienced supervisors to develop deep questions about the law and our society. You'll also present your research at regular events for feedback and encouragement from our community of scholars.
Griffith Law School is a supportive and diverse research community that encourages deep and innovative thinking to help resolve some of the greatest challenges that we face both in Australia and globally. For detailed information on study pathways, fees, scholarships and application details visit Griffith's dedicated Research Degrees website.
The Griffith Law School is committed to providing a dynamic and active learning environment that engages a rich diversity of students to think critically and independently about law’s doctrinal, clinical, policy and jurisprudential contexts, thereby enabling them to become socially responsible lawyers committed to professional excellence and the highest ethical standards. Griffith Law School has a commitment to the rule of law, and the promotion of the highest standards of ethical conduct, professional responsibility, and community service.