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Bond University Degree Program

Diploma of Legal Studies

The Diploma of Legal Studies will teach students core skills to enhance their career prospects, whether that be a student fresh out of school or someone wishing to upgrade their qualifications. 

Core skills

  • Familiarity with the fundamental features of Australia’s legal system
  • The principles of business law and contract law
  • Contemporary legal and ethical issues confronting Australian society
  • Communicating in groups
  • Conflict resolution
  • Problem solving
  • Individual and group decision making
  • Understanding of ethics, morals and cultural beliefs

Successful completion of the Diploma of Legal Studies guarantees students a place in most undergraduate degrees at Bond University, with a possible 80 credit points credited towards their new program of study. Students are advised to check the degree study structures online to confirm for which subjects they may receive credit.

Careers in law

Graduates of the law program may begin their undergraduate studies, including the Bachelor of Laws, or a start to their career where a knowledge of fundamental legal principles and basic legal skills will be of use, e.g. business administration, legal administration, federal, state or local government administration.

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14 University Drive
4226 Robina, Queensland

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