Law is the study of the principles and regulations which are recognised in the form of legislation or customs and policies recognised by judicial decision.
The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the principles and practice of laws which govern countries, governments, businesses and individuals.
Courses in Law develop skills in:
- analysing the role of the law in social, economic and political areas
- applying the knowledge and skills gained in order to practice law
- interpreting and analysing the differences between laws of Australia and other countries
This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:
- Business and Commercial Law
- Constitutional Law
- Criminal Law
- Family Law
- International Law
- Taxation Law
- Legal Practice
- Law, n.e.c.
Thinking about a job in this field?
Check out the courses available in this field at various Australian universities and alternative study pathway options. If you'd like to speak with someone, discuss with your Career Advisor at school, or contact the Indigenous Education Unit at any of the Australian Universities, and they’ll be able to offer advice on available local information and student support services.