Study Law at the UniSA Business School
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
'The teaching environment is incredible. I had very small tutorials classes, which meant I had a chance to get to know all my peers, lecturers and tutors. It was an environment where I felt comfortable from the first week.'
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Other areas of study at the UniSA Business School
'Throughout my studies at UniSA Business School I earned the qualifications that I needed to start my own accounting practice and secure the trust of my clients.'
'UniSA gave me the confidence to communicate the technical concepts of accounting and finance in terms that my clients can understand and action.'
'UniSA's strong business core provided a great foundation for the human resource management electives which I used to build my specialisation.'
'My marketing degree at UniSA gave me a good leverage point to excel in my career. The flexibility of online courses allowed me the chance to balance my degree around work and life commitments.'
'Work placements were the most important aspect of my program at UniSA. They gave me practice-based experience and allowed me to learn from people in the profession.'
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.