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What will I learn?

This double degree provides an opportunity to gain a Law degree and a Social Research and Policy qualification of professional importance to the public sector, community service and business.

The Social Research and Policy degree develops skills in policy analysis and research methods, combined with in-depth study in one or more social science disciplines. You have the opportunity to further develop your professional and workplace skills through an internship.

The Law degree aims to develop graduates who have excellent analytical skills, a capacity for scholarly research, effective oral and written communication skills, and a commitment to personal and professional development, ethical practice and social responsibility.

Why choose this degree?

The UNSW School of Law instills in students the values, skills and qualities necessary to become qualified legal practitioners with a strong sense of citizenship, community and social justice.

Majors

Development Studies

Economics

Environmental Humanities

Human Resource Management

Indigenous Studies

International Business

International Relations

Law

Marketing

Media, Culture and Technology

Politics

Politics and International Relations

Social Research and Policy

Sociology and Anthropology

Career Opportunities

Government and public policy adviser

In-house legal counsel

Social science researcher

Human rights lawyer

Accreditation / Professional Recognition

Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW)

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law

CRICOS

078550C

Study options

Full Time (5.7 years)

Tuition fees
A$38,820.00 (US$ 29,926) per year
AUD $2,43,640 for the entire course

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

Start date

15 February 2021

Venue

University of New South Wales - UNSW

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

Applicants should have a high school qualifications, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognised prior study or university transfer.

English Language requirements:

IELTS Academic version only: 7.0 overall (min 6.0 in each subtest)

TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 94 overall (min. 25 in writing, 23 in reading, listening and speaking)

TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT): 589 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE)

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 65 overall (min. 54 in each subtest)

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 185 overall (min. 169 in each subtest)

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 185 overall (min. 180 in each subtest)

*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 Penang University College
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About this uni

UNSW is a top 50 university with teachers who are global leaders in their fields.

  • 23rd most international university in the world
  • Based in Kensington, Sydney
  • Home to over 14,000 from over 120 countries
  • Won Most Popular Graduate Employer Award 2018