Explore law at Murdoch

The world needs more individuals who have the courage and conviction to stand up for justice. By pursuing a career in law, you can make a meaningful contribution towards creating a fairer society. You'll get the opportunity to develop your analytical skills, learn how to navigate complex legal issues, and work alongside esteemed legal scholars who have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share in fields such as Indigenous Law, Property Law, Family Law and Human Rights Law.

SCALES Law Clinic

Gain experience and provide vital advice to the community at our legal practice, SCALES Law Clinic.

Moot at Murdoch

Develop your practical legal skills in a real-life setting through our mooting program.

Internship program

Undertake an internship with a host organisation including various law firms, government agencies and not-for profit sectors.

Why study law at Murdoch?

Studying law at Murdoch is a challenging and rewarding experience. You will learn how to think critically, and use analytical reasoning to solve complex problems. Skills which are highly regarded by a range of professions. A Murdoch law degree opens up a wide range of career opportunities, not only in traditional legal roles but across the breadth of government, industry and academia. 

Murdoch's unique approach to legal education is facilitated by world-class academics who are also legal practitioners. Law and Murdoch provides students with a wide range of perspectives and practical experiences. The on-campus legal clinic offers hands-on learning opportunities for students to expand their knowledge of the law while providing vital legal services to the community.

Students can develop their practical legal skills through the Mooting Program run at Murdoch's Herbert Smith Freehill Moot Court, which simulates a courtroom environment. These programs offer a platform for students to hone their advocacy skills by participating in mock trials, moot courts, and negotiating competitions.

Through Murdoch University’s Work Integrated Learning (WIL) internship program you can also apply your learning to real work settings.  Students can undertake an internship with a range of host organisations that match their interests including law firms, government agencies and not-for-profit sectors. 

Murdoch also offers students international experiences through its human rights program, which allows students to travel to Geneva during their July break and earn credit towards their degree.

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Law courses at Murdoch

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The flexibility of Murdoch’s courses has not only allowed me to receive a great education, but it has also given me the opportunity to work in law and accounting firms throughout my studies. I always recommend Murdoch University.
Jordan Feinberg

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