About Us

ANU is Australia’s national university with a global reputation in international, constitutional, public and private law. ANU is ranked 12th in the world for the study of law (QS World Rankings by Subject, 2018).

Across undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees, ANU Law School provides students with a unique understanding of current law, practice and policy. The teaching approach combines academic rigour with practical expertise. Students learn from academics and guest lecturers with real-world professional experience. Small class sizes provide increased opportunities for students to interact and engage with academic staff, visiting guest speakers and other students.

Throughout the year, ANU Law School runs masterclasses taught by leading legal practitioners from Australia and around the world. Past masterclasses have been taught by current and former Justices of the High Court of Australia, the Chief General Counsel at the Australian Government Solicitor, and the Global Director for Client & Market Development at multinational law firm Clifford Chance LLP.

The University offers a range of clinical courses and legal internship opportunities in Australia, Asia, the United Kingdom and the United States to allow students to put their legal knowledge into action and gain real-world professional experience during their legal education.

ANU has an enviable research profile with many of its academic staff recognised as leaders in their fields and a highly connected network of over 20,000 law alumni around the world, including lawyers, judges, diplomats, politicians, chief executives, investment bankers, management consultants, policy analysts, scholars and leaders of global firms.

Studying law in the nation's capital

As Australia's national law school, ANU offers students a range of opportunities that are unique to studying law in the nation’s capital - the city where federal laws and policies are made.

ANU Law School's proximity to the High Court of Australia, Commonwealth courts and federal agencies offers students unparalleled access to legal practitioners, members of the judiciary and government policy makers, many of whom are ANU Law alumni.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:


Australian National University (ANU) - Law

The ANU Juris Doctor (JD) is a distinctive programme designed for graduates of non-law disciplines (or non-Australian law degrees) and provides the qualification required ... [+]

Programme description

ANU is Australia's top-ranked university and ANU Law School is ranked 12th in the world for the study of law (QS World Rankings by Subject 2018).

The ANU JD is an internationally recognised legal qualification. Completing a JD, and the requisite practical legal training (PLT), qualifies you to practise law anywhere in Australia and in some other jurisdictions.

As an ANU law student, you will learn from world-class academics and guest lecturers with real-world professional experience. Smaller class sizes provide increased opportunities for students to interact and engage with academic staff, visiting guest speakers and other students.

During your ANU law degree, you will be presented with numerous opportunities to put your legal knowledge into action and gain practical experience through a range of internships, clinical placements, student competitions and exchanges in Australia, Asia, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.... [-]

Australia Canberra
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 10 years
Campus
Read more in English
Australian National University (ANU) - Law

Open to law and non-law graduates, the ANU Master of Laws (LLM) is ideal for those who want to gain advanced legal knowledge and specialist skills in their chosen area of ... [+]

Programme description

Advance your career with a Master of Laws (LLM) from one of the world’s leading law schools.

ANU is Australia's top-ranked university and ANU Law School is ranked 12th in the world for the study of law (QS World Rankings by Subject 2018).

The ANU LLM is an advanced postgraduate qualification that is designed to equip practising lawyers, aspiring professionals and recent graduates with specialist legal knowledge and skills.

Open to both law and non-law graduates, this postgraduate programme is ideal for those looking to deepen their knowledge in a specific area of law, those who are planning to enter a new area of practice or those for whom a knowledge of law would be beneficial in their career, including public policy professionals, regulators and managers.... [-]

Australia Canberra
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
Read more in English
Australian National University (ANU) - Law

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at ANU is an internationally respected, world-class undergraduate law degree. ANU is Australia’s top-ranked university with a global reputa ... [+]

Program description

The ANU Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is an internationally respected, world-class undergraduate law degree.

ANU is Australia’s national university with a global reputation in international, constitutional, public and private law. ANU is Australia's top-ranked university and is ranked 12th in the world for the study of law (QS World Rankings by Subject, 2018).

ANU Law School provides its undergraduate students with a unique understanding of current law and practice. Our teaching approach combines academic rigour with practical expertise. You will gain in-depth knowledge about the role and function of law, and develop an advanced understanding of how law influences and impacts almost every aspect of our world.... [-]

Australia Canberra
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 10 years
Campus
Read more in English
Australian National University (ANU) - College of Law
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