University of Southern Queensland Law School
University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Law School
USQ offers undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees through the USQ School of Law and Justice at their Ipswich campus.
USQ Law School Entry Requirements
If you’re a high school leaver or haven’t been to university before, an undergraduate Bachelor of Laws is for you. University graduates can study a postgraduate Juris Doctor degree. To learn more about the different types of law degrees, see our Law Degrees Explained page.
High school leavers can apply through QTAC to study a 4-year Bachelor of Laws or a 5-year Combined Bachelor of Laws with a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Business and Commerce.
High school leavers are assessed based on their ATAR. The 2020 ATAR cut off for both the single and double law degrees was 76.35
Applicants with higher degrees are assessed based on their academic performance, or their ATAR if completed less than one year before the degree.
UQS offers adjustment factors to increase eligible applicants’ selection ranks.
USQ offers the Indigenous Higher Education Pathway Program for First Nations applicants.
Other pathway options are also available, including the:
- 3-year Bachelor of Arts (Legal Studies) pathway; and
- 3-4 semester Tertiary Preparation Program.
Studying law at USQ law school
USQ operates on a two semester calendar. A full-time study load is 8 subjects per year. Students can also enrol in a part time study load, which is 4 subjects per year.
For information about the Bachelor of Laws and Combined Bachelor of Laws course information and typical study patterns, click here.
You can find information about the Juris Doctor here.
You can find information about the Masters of Laws here.
Support for First Nations law students
Indigenous Support Centre
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support is the Indigenous Support Centre at USQ.
Law school contacts
Indigenous Student Support and Success Team
T: 07 4631 2133
Indigenous tutoring program
USQ operates the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tutorial Assistance program for all First Nations students.
You can browse and filter scholarships according to your personal circumstances on the USQ website here.
Practical Legal Training (PLT)
USQ does not offer a PLT program.
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