Diploma of Legal Services (BSB52215)

Course summary

Want a career that is intellectually stimulating and financially rewarding? The legal services industry is a stimulating and challenging environment that could fast-track you to a career that you deserve.

Legal structures and procedures underpin all aspects of society, so qualified legal services employees make valuable team members. A legal services career will make you an essential support to Australian legal practitioners. Working closely with legal practitioners, your talents and strengths will be put to good use. Showcasing your passion for conducting research, reporting and preparing important legal documents. A career in the legal services industry will engage you and enable you to develop your already credible attributes.

The Diploma of Legal Services is delivered by highly esteemed practicing legal professionals who are experts in their fields. The course includes a mandatory work placement component that will be organised at reputable organisations.

By studying your Diploma of Legal Services with UOW College, you can be assured you are receiving tuition and support services unequalled by any other institution. In fact, as a UOW College student you will have access to all of the University of Wollongong’s support services, including the world class UOW Library. Upon successful completion you will be ready to hit the ground running with a quality and versatile set of industry ready skills.

Course information

Study area

Legal Services, UOW College Vocational Pathways

Campus

UOW College Wollongong, UOW College South Western Sydney

Course Code

917

ATAR (UAI)

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Duration

3 Sessions (1 year)

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

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Admission, Key dates, and Fees

Academic Requirements

This program is not available to international applicants.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who satisfy the following criteria:

  • Completed HSC (or equivalent Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education) or international equivalent, OR
  • A Certificate IV or international equivalent (deemed as equivalent to completion of Year 12).

If the above entry requirements are not met, students will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Fees

2017 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
UOW College Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $6,390
Full Course Fee: $6,390

Payment Options



*VET Student Loans is avaliable to domestic students only. Eligibility criteria apply; VET Student Loans will only be approved for students who do meet eligibility requirements. A VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that contunies to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

2018 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
UOW College Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $6,390
Full Course Fee: $6,390

UOW College South Western Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $6,390
Full Course Fee: $6,390

Admission information

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW’s Admissions Procedures Policy, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.


STARTING YOUR JOURNEY

Starting your studies at UOW means learning from some of the brightest minds on the planet. It means having the freedom and flexibility to tailor your experience, follow your passion and see where it takes you. It means belonging to a University with an international reputation for world-class research and exceptional teaching quality—benefits that will help support you in your future career.


Admission criteria


Higher education

This information is intended to provide criteria for eligibility for admission into a UOW undergraduate degree on the basis of tertiary studies. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed admission criteria to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.

Vocational education & training

This information is intended to provide criteria for eligibility for admission into a UOW undergraduate degree on the basis of a prior qualification that is accredited by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), such as those provided at TAFE. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed admission criteria to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.

Recent secondary education

This information is intended to provide criteria for eligibility for admission into a UOW undergraduate degree on the basis of ATAR (Australian Tertiary Academic Rank) or equivalent (ENTER, International Baccalaureate (IB), QLD’s Overall Position (OP), etc.) or an Australian Year 12 equivalent overseas qualification. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed admission criteria to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.

Work & life experience

This information is intended to provide criteria for eligibility for admission into a UOW undergraduate degree as a mature age student who does not have a sufficient ATAR (or Year 12 results), has not completed previous alternative study or did not finish to a Year 12 level at high school. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed admission criteria to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.


Profile information

This information provides indicative enrolment and an explanation of the basis of admission of students in this course.


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT

This table is intended to show the breakdown of the student group for a course or group of related courses. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed information to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with other factors.

ATAR PROFILE OF ATAR-BASED OFFERS IN 2016

ATAR

Selection Rank

Highest rank to receive an offer

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75th percentile rank to receive an offer

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-

Median rank to receive an offer

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-

25th percentile rank to receive an offer

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-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

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-

L/N: Low numbers (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)
N/P: Not published (less than 25 ATAR-based offers made)
Understanding ATAR profile data

ATAR refers to the unadjusted, raw ATAR profile for all students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR.
Selection Rank figures represent the ATAR profile of the same student group but includes the impact of ATAR-related adjustments such as 'Points to UOW'.

STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW College for this course. It provides data on students that commenced the program, and continued study beyond the census date at UOW College in 2016.

APPLICANT BACKGROUND

2016 intake

2016 intake (%)

Higher education study

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-

Vocational education & training study

-

-

Recent secondary education

Basis of admission

ATAR Only

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-

ATAR plus additional criteria

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-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR)

-

-

Work & life experience

-

-

International students

-

-

All students

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-

L/N: Low numbers (number of students is less than 5)
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)
Understanding student profile data

Higher education study includes people who have studied a University course or completed a bridging or enabling course.
Vocational education and training (VET) study includes people who have undertaken VET study since leaving school.
ATAR only includes people admitted only on the basis of ATAR, regardless of whether this includes adjustment factors such as equity or bonus points.
ATAR plus additional criteria includes people who were admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test,
early offer conditional on minimum ATAR).
Other criteria only (non-ATAR) includes people admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone,
schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement).
Work & life experience includes people admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above.
International student represents all other students.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about UOW College admission pathways, see UOW College Admission Information.

2017 UOW College VET Summer (3 Sessions)

UOW College Wollongong

Session Commences
2 October 2017

Applications Close
TBA

Session Details

Session 2 October - 6 January 2018

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

2018 UOW College VET Autumn (3 Session)

UOW College Wollongong, UOW College South Western Sydney

Session Commences
5 February

Applications Close
TBA

Session Details

Session: 5 February - 11 May

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

2018 UOW College VET Spring (3 Session)

UOW College Wollongong

Session Commences
28 May

Applications Close
TBA

Session Details

Session: 28 May - 24 August

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

Course Structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Handbook

Why choose this course

Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Legal Services can apply for entry to the UOW Bachelor of Arts through the Universities Admissions Centre and receive 48 credit points of credit transfer towards this degree (2nd year).

Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Legal Services may use this qualification to apply for a number of Bachelor degrees. See UOW Course Finder for information on eligible degrees.

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