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What will I learn?

This degree gives you a broad progressive legal education with a strong practical orientation. Special emphasis is placed on legal skills, so you will graduate with a solid grounding in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research. Your studies are further supported through work integrated learning.

This course is designed to equip you with the required knowledge and skills for legal practice. You will graduate with the ability to analyse legal material and understand fundamental legal principles. You will also gain an understanding of the relationship between law and society and undertake specialised study into the Australian legal system.

Even if you are not seeking to practise as a lawyer, your learning will be enriched by exposure to the ethos and practice of law.

Advanced Standing - Recognition of prior learning

If you have successfully completed one full-time year of study at a recognised university, or completed a diploma, you might be granted Advanced Standing for the eight non-Law electives – reducing the program to three years full-time or six years part-time.

Professional accreditation

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to the Legal Profession Admission Board for admission to legal practice in NSW after undertaking prescribed practical legal training.

Your career:

Graduates of this course can look forward to career opportunities including:

  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Human Rights Advocate
  • Judge's Associate
  • Legal advisor to special interest group

Which department am I in?

School of Law

CRICOS

041112G

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,800.00 (16,65,765) per year

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

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Western Sydney University

Parramatta South Campus,

Victoria Road,

RYDALMERE,

New South Wales,

2116, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,800.00 (16,65,765) per year

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

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Campbelltown Campus

Corner of Narellan Road and Gilchrist Drive,

CAMPBELLTOWN,

New South Wales,

2560, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

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

Pathways options

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About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is among the world’s top 2% of universities and places students at the very heart of the University experience.

  • Ranked in the top 250 universities globally by THE
  • Ranked 34 in Young Universities globally
  • Offering more scholarships that ever before
  • 49,200 Students, 6,300 International Students