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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Arts/Law allows you to tailor a bespoke study experience unique to your interests, aspirations and career goals. Develop your ability to think critically, analytically and creatively about issues in law, justice, humanities, social sciences and more.

You’ll gain the practical skills to act on complex issues facing today’s world to make a genuine impact on society. Through real-world experiences, including internships, field trips and practice in our on-campus legal clinics, you’ll have extensive opportunities to apply your knowledge in practical situations.

You’ll graduate from this degree with excellent analytical skills, a capacity for scholarly research, communication skills, and a commitment to personal and professional development, ethical practice and social responsibility.

Study law as a double degree to be a well-rounded graduate that’s prepared for a career practising law or applying your legal mind and skills to other industries. UNSW Law & Justice is ranked 16th globally for employer reputation (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021). That’s because we teach our students to think outside the box, so when it comes to your career, employers will seek you out for your critical thinking, persuasive communication, creative problem solving and analytical skills.

Potential careers

General legal practice
Government and public policy
Diplomat
International relations
International business and finance

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law and Justice

CRICOS

005947G

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$38,820.00 (21,12,078) per year
AUD $221,000 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February 2023

Venue

UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

Kensington Campus,

High Street, Kensington,

UNSW SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2052, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have a high school qualification, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognized prior study or university transfer. English Language requirements: IELTS Academic version only: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT): 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); UNSW Institute of Languages University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C in the writing component; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest).

For international students

There are several admission pathways to an undergraduate degree at UNSW including high school qualifications, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognised prior study or university transfer.

English Language requirements:

IELTS: 7.0 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL IBT (Internet Based): 94 overall (min. 25 in writing, 23 in reading, listening and speaking); Pearson (PTE - Academic): 65 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); C1 Advanced Cambridge: 185 overall (min. 169 in each subtest); C2 Proficiency Cambridge: 185 overall (min. 180 in each subtest); UNSW Global University English Entry Course (UEEC): B, Writing C.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • UOW Malaysia KDU
  • UNSW Foundation Studies
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About UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

UNSW Sydney is a world-leading teaching and research powerhouse, which is ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide.

  • Global Top 50: Ranked 43rd university worldwide
  • Employable graduates: Ranked 27th global employer reputation
  • Ranked No.1 by Australian startup founders
  • 6 subjects ranked among the top 20 worldwide