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Canberra Law School

Canberra Law School is a world-class law school dedicated to the student experience.  We are ranked among Australia’s best law schools for generic skills development, student satisfaction and graduate employment outcomes. Our research is impactful and high quality, engaging with local and international partners. We proudly provide an outstanding experience for undergraduate and postgraduate students:

  • Ranked within the top 5 Australian Law Schools for skills development, student satisfaction and graduate employment outcomes;
  • We are #1 in the ACT for median salary, learning resources, skill development, student support and teaching quality; and
  • Our research is recognised as at world standard.

Our courses are designed to equip you with the academic skills needed for a successful career in the legal profession or related justice field. Our team of highly experienced staff are committed to supporting graduates to become work-ready for the law and justice sectors into the future. As you study with us, our extensive links with law firms, industry, government and non-government agencies and community partners, provide you with opportunities to complete internships and gain real-world experience. We also have an enthusiastic law student society, UC women’s law mentoring program, numerous international exchange partnerships, and a vibrant mooting program that enables you to distinguish yourself as a Canberra Law School graduate.

Upskill with our postgraduate courses that include coursework and research. The Graduate Certificate in Government Law is a wonderful opportunity to work with industry leaders to improve your capabilities in government or private practice. Talk with us about a PhD or Masters in Law with excellent supervision and training, and make an impact in the law and justice sectors.

Our research is world standard. Areas of research strength are found in commercial law, criminology, regulation, public law, privacy law, intellectual property, environmental law, health law and property. Our high-profile researchers publish in leading international and Australian journals, and are widely recognised for their expertise, collaborating with industry, government and non-government agencies, on research innovation and law reform.

Come and talk to us about our leading law and justice courses and research.

Professor Maree Sainsbury, Acting Head of Canberra Law School