Legal Services

We understand the need to serve the community and to support people through difficult legal decisions. That’s why we offer legal services courses at Swinburne.

Legal services courses offer you the knowledge and skills needed to work in legal environments such as law firms, government departments and in courts. You’ll gain a foundational understanding of legal principles and practices, and learn about legislation, regulations and codes of practice relevant to a range of legal disciplines. You’ll also develop effective communication skills and benefit from professional work placement opportunities designed to give you hands-on experience and prepare you to start your career sooner.

By the time you graduate, you’ll have the knowledge to work as legal support for lawyers practicing family law, criminal law, property law and corporation law. You’ll also have the skills to apply your learning in roles with government and in courts.

The Swinburne Advantage

We turn knowing into know-how.

We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.

Work Integrated Learning allows you to gain professional experience as part of your studies at Swinburne. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.

Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.

You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.

We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduates.

Legal services courses