Our courses provide you with practical legal skills for future employment, as well as other career pathways that could range from working for Government or Treasury departments, community legal centres or private enterprise.

Learn key legal principals and other important skills including:

  • writing for particular audiences
  • negotiation
  • problem solving
  • mediation
  • research techniques.

The courses we offer range from undergraduate to postgraduate degrees, giving you more options to achieve your goals while balancing life and study commitments through our flexible pathways.

Undergraduate degrees

An undergraduate or bachelor degree is usually your first university degree. Our Bachelor of Laws is an example – designed to help you gain employment, it also meets the requirements to practise law in Victoria.

We offer undergraduate courses in:

  • graduate entry laws
  • law/arts (double degree)
  • laws/business (double degree)
  • legal practice management.

Courses with a law focus include:

View all undergraduate law & justice courses.

Postgraduate & professional development courses

For over 20 years, Victoria University has been the leading provider of migration law education in Australia.

Our popular Graduate Diploma in Migration Law prepares you for working in the industry through practical learning and strong industry connections. It's been designed to help you transition into this growing sector.

We also offer a short course in migration law:

The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre delivers a number of postgraduate and professional development courses aimed at furthering your career.

Find more:

Summer & winter school

We offer a range of summer and winter undergraduate and postgraduate units during the semester breaks.

Some of the key benefits of undertaking summer and winter school are:

  • the chance to study under academics and visiting scholars that have high international reputations
  • a wide range of subjects for domestic and international
  • classes running with intense delivery in order to utilise summer effectively
  • smaller and more interactive class sizes
  • classes offered at a convenient location.