College of Law, Criminology and Justice

The College mission is to be Australia's premier online legal education provider through teaching, research and community engagement. We are committed to the rule of law and promote the highest standards of ethical conduct, professional responsibility and community service.


Our law course is offered 100% online, studied over three years using our three term structure and delivers a wide-ranging understanding of the law. You will also have the option to tailor your studies through elective units to suit your interests and career goals.

The Bachelor of Laws – along with our dual degrees specialising in accounting, business, information technology, property or psychology – is accredited by the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board and certified under the Australian Law School Standards, satisfying the Knowledge areas which when combined with a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice will enable you to seek admission as an Australian Legal Practitioner nationally on completion. 


Our college of law, criminology and justice will help you start your career in the exciting field of criminology or enhance your employment prospects.

Our range criminology and justice courses offer you the flexibility to manage work, family and other commitments while you study. Our lecturers and teaching staff have broad and extensive experience in the field of criminology and justice so you will benefit from the skills, knowledge and insights provided by expert practitioners.

With a focus on industry relevance, and experiential learning opportunities you will gain a practical understanding of the latest industry practices and will graduate with the skills and knowledge needed for a rewarding career in criminology and justice.

Why choose CQU law

Top 4 in Australia

student experience for law courses

The Good Universities Guide 2024

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    I really feel that the lecturers really support and really strive to provide the best support and contact and course that's engaging enough for online students to stay committed to.

    Taylor Reedy

    Bachelor of Laws

College of Law courses