Study Law at the UniSA Business School
- All programs are open for September admission -
Delivering an innovative learning experience to prepare you for a global career in law
The excellence of our teaching and research is evident. Recognised above world standard in law research^ and number one in South Australia for overall teaching quality in law*, you’ll be learning from experts at the forefront of the legal profession.
Our innovative combination of small class sizes, practice-based learning opportunities, culture of open-door staff access and courtroom-like facilities deliver a learning experience that takes you beyond the theory of law. You’ll engage with the profession to not only learn the skills expected of a law graduate, but practice them in a supportive environment.
You’ll be involved in mock-trials in our moot court and have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in our on-campus Legal Advice Clinic, solving the legal problems of real clients under the guidance of a managing solicitor.
Flexible trimester study options allow you to tailor your studies to your needs, with the option to include an overseas study placement as well as local and national internships and clerkships.
You can expand your knowledge and open doors to a broad range of career opportunities with a double degree in business, arts, engineering, international relations or journalism.
Our teaching staff are committed to developing not only your knowledge, but your confidence, preparing you for a dynamic career in the legal profession, business or government. You’ll learn from the best, be guided to reach your potential, and graduate ready to make your mark.
^The Australian Research Council’s 2015 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA)
*QILT: Course Experience Questionnaire 2014-2015 Good Teaching Indicator
Graduate outcomes and student satisfaction
- In The Good Universities Guide 2016, UniSA is the highest ranking South Australian university in the graduate outcome category of 'Getting a Full Time Job'.
- UniSA is ranked number one nationally for teaching scale in the QILT Study Area indicator for Law and Paralegal Studies.
- Over the period 2014 to 2016 the University of South Australia has consistently recorded top ratings for Teaching Quality in the Good Universities Guide field of study Law (Source Australian Graduate Survey).
Where will your career take you? Law offers more than you might think. Career outcomes include:
Solicitor, Barrister, Policy Advisor, Executive Board Member, Politician, Lobbyist, Mediator
'My Law and Commerce degree focusses on practical application. Especially for law, there is a large focus on mooting and equipping students with legal research skills, which will make my transition into professional practice much easier.'
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Other areas of study at the UniSA Business School
“I was able to participate in the mentor program, Chartered Accountancy achiever program and networking events within the university and accounting organisations. It gave me an insight into the industry and the skills I need to have when I enter the workforce.”
“The UniSA Business School provides you with the tools and education to prepare you for a career in your chosen field. The key is to work hard to make sure you get the best out of yourself.” His hard work has paid off with Nicholas being offered a graduate position with Deloitte Australia.
“The range of activities I have been able to participate in outside of lectures is invaluable. I not only have the knowledge of a HR graduate, but I have experience in and understanding of the employability skills and characteristics a successful HR professional should have.”
“As the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute is unique to UniSA, industry experience and leading marketing research is brought right into the classroom from lecturers who advise some of the world’s largest brands.”
“I made the most of my experiential learning opportunities at UniSA by completing a tour in Taiwan and South Korea. I learnt the processes and planning of major international events and the global context tourism can take. The program gave me the unique chance to build international contacts.”
Learn more about the UniSA Business School
We are a globally-focussed, locally-engaged institution established on the dual principles of equity and excellence.
The UnISA Business School is accredited by EQUIS - the EFMD Quality Improvement System. We have retained this prestigious accreditation for over ten years.
We create flexible research spaces where real-world problems can be examined from every angle.