What will I learn?

The highly regarded Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws will challenge your outlook and give you the skillset to think differently about how to find real-world, workable and ethical solutions to contemporary problems and issues.

Our combined law undergraduate program is one of the most reputable in Australia and holds a strong standing overseas. International in focus and global in perspective, the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) will provide you with a legal education that prepares you for the challenges of the modern legal world. There has never been a greater demand for legal advice and innovative approaches to problem-solving, and studying law at the University of Sydney will equip you with the ability to think originally, creatively and logically, preparing you to move with confidence across national boundaries.

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree provides an outstanding liberal arts education that prepares you to meet the challenges of the modern workforce, where expertise, inventiveness, logic and critical thinking come to the fore. It offers broad choice across more than 45 subject areas, including a new minor in criminology and the ever popular media studies and global studies options. As an Arts/Law student, you will have the chance to explore your passions, interests and ambitions.

Arts/Law students have the exclusive opportunity to undertake new majors in media studies and global studies as part of the University of SydneyÕs new undergraduate curriculum. Media studies allow you to examine the history and theory of media production and communications, and acquire a formidable skillset in print, online and broadcast industries.

Majors

  • Agricultural and Resource Economics (Major)
  • American Studies (Major)
  • Ancient Greek (Major)
  • Ancient History (Major)
  • Anthropology (Major)
  • Arabic Language and Cultures (Major)
  • Archaeology (Major)
  • Art History (Major)
  • Asian Studies (Major)
  • Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew (Major)
  • Chinese Studies (Major)
  • Cultural Studies (Major)
  • Digital Cultures (Major)
  • Econometrics (Major)
  • Economic Policy (Major)
  • Economics (Major)
  • English (Major)
  • European Studies (Major)
  • Film Studies (Major)
  • Financial Economics (Major)
  • French and Francophone Studies (Major)
  • Gender Studies (Major)
  • Germanic Studies (Major)
  • Global Studies (Major)
  • Hebrew (Modern) (Major)
  • History (Major)
  • Indigenous Studies (Major)
  • Indonesian Studies (Major)
  • International Relations (Major)
  • International and Comparative Literary Studies (Major)
  • Italian Studies (Major)
  • Japanese Studies (Major)
  • Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture (Major)
  • Korean Studies (Major)
  • Latin (Major)
  • Linguistics (Major)
  • Media Studies (Major)
  • Modern Greek Studies (Major)
  • Music (Major)
  • Philosophy (Major)
  • Political Economy (Major)
  • Politics (Major)
  • Socio-Legal Studies (Major)
  • Sociology (Major)
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies (Major)
  • Studies in Religion (Major)
  • Theatre and Performance Studies (Major)

Careers

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws combined degree who wish to become legal practitioners complete an accredited program of practical legal training following completion of award requirements.

Possible career pathways include:

Barrister

Diplomacy

Foreign affairs

Human rights

International relations

Journalism

Judge

Magistrate

Project management

Public policy

Solicitor.

Which department am I in?

Sydney Law School

CRICOS

006441D

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $42,000; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

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

Start date

Expected February 2021

Venue

The University of Sydney

Camperdown/Darlington Campus,

160 City Road, Level 3, Jane Foss Russell Building (G02),

DARLINGTON,

New South Wales,

2008, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have obtained a ATAR score: 28 -40; English Language Requirements: IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no band below 6.0; TOEFL Paper based score of 565; TOEFL IBT: 85; PTE Academic score of 61; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 58; Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 45; Cambridge English scale: CAE and CPE: 176.

For international students

Admission to this course is on the basis of the following criteria:

a secondary education qualification (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.

TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 105 overall including a minimum result of 23 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 25 in Writing

IELTS score: A minimum result of 7.5 overall and a minimum result of 7.0 in each band

TOEFL - PBT score: A minimum result of 615 overall including a minimum result of 5.0 in Writing.

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About this uni

The University of Sydney is ranked 4th in the world and 1st in Australia for graduate employability by the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

  • Consistently placed among the world’s top 50 universities
  • 2 subjects in the world’s top 10 - QS 2019 Subject Rankings
  • 30 subjects among the top 50 - QS 2019 Subject Rankings
  • Sydney is ranked 3rd in the list of the world’s best cities