Swinburne University of Technology

Diploma of Legal Services

BSB52215

Hawthorn

This diploma is essential for working as a paralegal and introduces more complex areas of law, which makes it a useful stepping stone for anyone looking to continue on with law at a university level.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Legal Services with Swinburne University of Technology

  • $4,570*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $8,000*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
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One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
10 days

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Executive Assistant
  • Legal Services Support Officer
  • Paralegal

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Legal Services with Swinburne University of Technology, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 10 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

4 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and nurture relationships
    BSBCMM501

  • Identify and interpret compliance requirements
    BSBCOM501

  • Maintain and enhance professional practice
    BSBLED503

  • Research legal information using secondary sources
    BSBRES502

Elective Units

6 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Apply legal principles in family law matters
    BSBLEG510

  • Apply legal principles in criminal law matters
    BSBLEG511

  • Apply legal principles in property law matters
    BSBLEG512

  • Apply legal principles in corporation law matters
    BSBLEG513

  • Apply legal principles in wills and probate matters
    BSBLEG515

  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    BSBWOR501

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
258
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions