What will I learn?

A Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Laws from UOW equips graduates with a comprehensive legal education: a world-class degree that provides a thorough grounding in the law, as well as a real-world focus on the essential practical skills and the social and ethical context in which the law operates. Combining Law with a UOW Arts degree adds flexibility and versatility to your studies.

We believe that practical experience is a vital part of your legal training. We are the only law school in New South Wales that requires you to complete a legal internship, providing highly valued industry experience.

We are committed to social justice and providing a legal education that engages with the complexities of law's intersection with society.

This double degree delivers a practical and contextual legal education that prepares graduates not only for traditional careers in the legal profession but also for a wide range of careers in government, business and community organisations – as leaders, innovators and problem solvers.

What you will study

The Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Laws covers the prescribed areas of knowledge for future admission to the profession, as well as including a choice of electives. Additionally, an integrated skills program equips graduates with experience in areas such as legal research, interviewing, legal drafting, advocacy and negotiation. Opportunities also exist to undertake subjects by way of an international exchange. You will select subjects with origins in the humanities including history, languages and philosophy, as well as subjects within the disciplines of social sciences including cultural studies, sociology and politics. You'll also have the ability to take this degree in a creative direction, such as creative writing and photography.

Why choose this course

A Bachelor of Laws from UOW equips graduates with a comprehensive legal education and offers a multitude of career options. When Law is combined with another area of study such as Arts, Engineering, Commerce, Science, Creative Arts, Communication and Media or International Studies you have the opportunity to work in areas such as business, the media, government, administration, management and not-for-profit.

Career opportunities

Barrister

Commercial Lawyer

Criminal Defence Lawyer

Diplomat

Environmental Lawyer

Government Lawyer

In-House Legal Adviser

Intellectual Property Lawyer

Legal Consultant

Magistrate

Media Lawyer

Policy Adviser

Politician

Prosecutor

Research Officer

Solicitor in Private Practice or a Community Legal Centre

Which department am I in?

Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

CRICOS

094212K

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,224.00 (US$ 24,745) per year
AUD $171,120 for the entire course; Session fees: AUD $17,112

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

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

University of Wollongong

Northfields Avenue,

UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG,

New South Wales,

2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia

For international students

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.
In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.

English Requirements

IELTS Academic Overall Score of 7.0, reading 6.5, writing 7.0, listening 6.0, speaking 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 98, reading 22, writing 25, listening 17, speaking 17; PTE Academic overall score of 69, Reading & Writing 69, Speaking & Listening 62

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

Pathways options

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