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Honours program

The Curtin Law School offers a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) course consisting of one year (two semesters) of full-time study at the Curtin University Law School at 57 Murray Street, involving both coursework and research components.

The coursework component will consist of Advanced Legal Research and Writing for Honours (LAWS4000), Jurisprudence (LAWS4001) and Contemporary Legal Issues Seminars (LAWS4002) in semester 1.

The research component, Honours Dissertation in Law (LAWS4003) will be undertaken in semester 2 and will involve the completion of a 12,000-word dissertation on a topic developed under the supervision of an academic from the Curtin Law School.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from a recognised Australian university with a Course Weighted Average of at least 70% to be considered.

Eligibility is competitive and quota restricted with preference given to students that have completed Bachelor of Laws at Curtin University. The course is only available to domestic students.

How to apply

Eligible Curtin LLB students will be invited to apply to the LLB (Honours).

Interested applicants who are completing (or have completed) their LLB at another Australian university should contact the Honours Coordinator and Deputy Head of School, Dr Michelle Evans at for further information on how to apply.

Further information about the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) can be found in the Courses Handbook