Law & Justice course delivery plans

International students

Part-time study is generally not available to international student visa holders. Full-time study is required to complete within the duration of your eCoE.

View the international version of your course page to see relevant fee, admission and study mode information for international students.

If you will be studying with VU, we strongly encourage you to attend your enrolment information session. First time enrolling students will receive information session details in their letter of offer. For re-enrolling students please see the enrolment schedule for details.

Please refer to your course delivery plan on this page to see if you need to enrol in subjects/units in a particular sequence. It is your responsibility to check that you have completed any pre-requisite and co-requisite units for your chosen units of study.

Plans are published as they become available.

If your delivery plan is not available yet, you can check your course structure by referring to your course page.

Enrolment for all courses is completed online.

Elective units

The College of Law & Justice offers elective units in many areas of law.

Students who anticipate completing LLB(Hons) and who:

  • enrolled in BLAW, BLGE, or a B Law/B XXX course prior to 2015 must use one (1) elective for BLB4142 – Advanced Legal Research Dissertation
  • enrolled in BLAW, BLGE, or a B Law/B XXX in 2015 and thereafter must save two (2) electives for the Honours research methods and research dissertation thesis units
  • enrolled in any LLB course in 2015 or later must transfer mid-course to an LLB (Hons) course based on eligibility.

The semesters of offering are indicative only. The offerings of units in any semester depends on availability, timetabling and student numbers.

All elective units are worth 12 credit points.

Download the list of law electives as a PDF or view below in HTML format.

List of elective units

Unit code Unit title Semester Campus Prerequisites
Disputes
LLW2000 Torts 2 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114, BLB1115
LLW3002 Alternative Dispute Resolution 2 City Queen BLB1101
BLB4104 Commercial Arbitration Law TBC City Queen BLB1102, LLW5000
BLB4105 Commercial Arbitration Practice and Procedure TBC City Queen BLB4104
Social justice
LLW2000 Torts 2 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114, BLB1115
BLB3138 Criminal Law 2 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114, LLW1001
BLB4145 Human Rights Law 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
BLB3136 Family Law in Society 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
International or comparative law
BLB3133 Comparative Commercial Law Summer City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114, BLB1102
BLB4141 International Trade Law Summer City Flinders BLB1101, BLB1114, BLB1102
BLB4144 European Union Law TBC City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
BLB4143 Public International Law 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114, BLB3128, LLW1000
BLB4145 Human Rights Law 2 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
LLW4001 Asian Law Studies TBC City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
Making and reforming law and policy
BLB3137 Elements of Regulation Summer City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
BLB3139 Law Reform TBC City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
LLW2001 Competition Law and Policy Summer City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
Note: Not available to students who completed BLB2123
Commercial
BLB3132 Securities Law 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
BLB3134 Taxation Law 2 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
BLB3129 Intellectual Property Law 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
BLB4135 Australian Employment Law 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114, BLB1102
LLW3005 Corporate Insolvency 2 City Queen BLB1102/BLB2119
International commercial law
BLB3133 Comparative Commercial Law Summer City Queen BLB1101, BLB1102, BLB1114
BLB4141 International Trade Law Summer City Queen BLB1101, BLB1102, BLB1114
BLO2502 Transport Law 2 Online Nil
Administrative law
BLB4146 Wills and the Administration of Estates 1 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
LLW4002 Australian Migration Law 2, Summer, Winter City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
LLW4003 Australia’s Visa System 1, 2, Summer City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114, LLW4002
Media and sports
BLB4140 Privacy and Media Law 2 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114
LLW4004 Sports Law 1 City Queen/Footscray Park BLB1101, BLB1114, BLB1115, BLB1102
Practicums or internships
LLW3001 Law in Practice 1 1, 2, Summer City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114 and a suitable student arranged placement
Note: Not available to students who completed BBB3200 or BLB1103
LLW3003 Court and Tribunal Internship 2 City Queen BLB1101, BLB1114, LLW4000 BLB2122 and a successful application for an approved LLW3003 Court/Tribunal Internship place
LLW5903 Mooting 2 City Queen On application
BLB1114
LLW5902 Research Law Internship 2 City Queen A successful application for an approved place. Must be in penultimate or final year of course.
Honours for students enrolled pre-2015
BLB4142 Advanced Legal Research Dissertation 1, 2 City Queen On application
BLB1101, BLB1114 plus other criteria
Honours for students enrolled in 2015 and thereafter
LLW5900 Advanced Legal Research Methods 1, 2 in 2017 City Queen On application
LLW5901 Advanced Legal Research Dissertation 1, 2, 3 in 2017 City Queen On application
BLB1101, BLB1114, LLW5900

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