Law at CQUniversity


Wherever you want to take your legal career, our study options in law, criminology and justice can help you. Set yourself apart and be prepared for the jobs of the future, with a dynamic law degree at CQUniversity.

Offered online, our Bachelor of Laws provides a comprehensive understanding of law to embark on a career as a legal professional, while our range of dual degree options allow you to study with an extended focus on accountingartsbusinessinformation technologyproperty or psychology.

You will receive a universally recognised and marketable qualification, recognised by industry, with practical learning opportunities and simulations built-in to enhance your learning experience.


Designed to meet the demands of legal careers into the future, you can rest assured that our comprehensive portfolio of law courses will set you up for success in your chosen career.

CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Laws is designed for aspiring lawyers, as well as experienced and emerging professionals and career changers who want to take their careers to the next level. One of the few universities offering law online, yet with practical learning opportunities built in to enhance your learning experience, you can study the course over three years with the flexibility to suit your lifestyle. Specifically designed to ensure you will develop the legal knowledge and skills in ethics and professional responsibility, critical thinking, research, communication, collaboration and self-management required of modern practitioners.

Our suite of dual degree law courses strategically combines the discipline of law with your preferred discipline of arts, accounting, business, information technology, property or psychology. Gain comprehensive knowledge and skills in legal practice while studying industry-recognised qualifications in a second discipline to become a highly sought after graduate.

Our law courses and units are specifically designed to offer maximum flexibility so you can manage work, family and other commitments while you study. Study from anywhere in Australia, when and how it suits you, as CQUniversity is one of the few universities offering law online. Benefit from online learning support and smaller class sizes, offering a high quality and much more personalised student experience.

If you prefer face-to-face classes, you can interact through desktop video conferencing. In addition, the up-to-the-minute curriculum has been designed to be delivered through Moodle or iTunesU. We aim to deliver our learning materials in advance, giving you a longer time to cover the course materials and manage study at your own pace.

Benefit from our strong links to the legal profession and clinical experiences through community legal centres and student arranged work placements prepare you for the world of legal practice.

Through experiential learning you will develop not only your knowledge in law but also your practical skills so that you are work-ready when you graduate. You will have the opportunity to focus on practical skills development which includes mooting (mock trials), legal drafting of documents, developing legal apps, pro bono community service opportunities and where possible work placements (organised by students).

Learn directly from practicing lawyers in different fields of practice and take advantage of the knowledge and insight that only real practitioners can provide.

CQUniversity is ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide and prides itself on being engaged, socially innovative and accessible – a uni that knows what you need to succeed. Find out more about why you should choose to study with CQUniversity.

Students undertaking the Bachelor of Laws have access to a variety of support while studying with CQUniversity. For more information visit the links below and view our course information online.

Our 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.

CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Laws was great because of the support, the modern dynamic platform of online study, and the opportunities provided to law students by the law faculty.  

Nareeta Davis

Bachelor of Laws







Wherever you want to take your legal career, our study options in law, criminology and justice can help you. Set yourself apart and be prepared for the jobs of the future, with a dynamic law degree at CQUniversity.

Flexible Online Delivery

Designed to suit your lifestyle, study online with our renowned online learning platform.

Connected To Industry

Learn from practising lawyers and benefit from our strong links to the legal profession.

Professionally Recognised

Your qualifications will be professionally recognised by the relevant industry body.