The College of Law

The College of Law is a school for professional practice for aspiring Lawyers in Australia and New Zealand. They are also the largest provider of practice-focused education in Australia!


The College of Law has been at the forefront of practical legal education since 1974. They have more than 60,000 graduates and are one of the most trusted names in Australia and New Zealand for legal training.


The College of Law equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to enter the legal profession and develop their career. They are authorised to self-accredit its own programs and offer blended programs to combine face-to-face learning with online study to give flexibility to students. College of Law also has three fundamental graduate qualities they continually encourage and reinforce throughout students courses, they are:

  1. Professionalism
    Ethical, knowledgeable, well-presented and prepared
  2. Effectiveness
    Client-centred, clear, responsive and collaborative
  3. Practicality
    Strategic, commercially aware, solution-focused and systematic

A large advantage of studying with the College of Law is being able to choose PLT Plus from them, with the outcome ensuring you are more practice ready, you can study when and how you want to, you will be more attractive to employers, have more support and guidance during your studies and ensure many benefits!

Their study modes are as follows:

Online Full Time: 15 weeks duration with 5 days attendance at beginning of program

Online Part-time: 30 weeks duration with 5 days attendance at beginning of program

As part of the Coursework component, students need to complete 5 compulsory subjects and 2 elective subjects. The compulsory subjects:

  • Civil Litigation Practice
  • Commercial and Corporate Practice
  • Property Law Practice
  • Lawyer’s Skills
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility

The electives are:

  • Administrative Law Practice
  • Criminal Law Practice
  • Family Law Practice
  • Consumer Law Practice
  • Employment and Industrial Law Practice
  • Planning and Environmental Law Practice
  • Wills and Estates Practice
  • Banking and Finance Practice

Have any questions about PLT Plus that we didn’t answer? Check out their e-handbook here

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