60 months
30800 AUD/year
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The Bachelor of Accounting and Laws offered at Western Sydney University couples undergraduate qualifications in law and accounting. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of accounting principles and practice, combined with study of economics, finance, statistics and law


During the Bachelor of Accounting and Laws offered at Western Sydney University, you will develop professional legal skills, including the ability to analyse and interpret legal material, understand fundamental legal principles, the relationship between law and society, and solve non-legal problems. You can tailor study for career paths in a variety of local and international law fields. 

The course meets the undergraduate academic requirements for admission to legal practice through the Legal Profession Admission Board and also satisfies the current pre-admission educational requirements for registration as a practicing accountant. Once you graduate, you may also pursue further specialised study. 

You may also have the opportunity to take part in work experience during your course. Examples include working at the NSW Attorney General's in legal aid, working in cooperative Summer Research Programs with industry, and in the Australian Taxation Office advisory support scheme. The School is also undertaking a pilot with the National Pro Bono Board for a student pro bono (volunteer) scheme.

Your career

As a graduate of Accounting and Law, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Auditing
  • Taxation Or Insolvency
  • Treasury
  • Financial Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Courts and Law Firms

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Australian Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Accounting in Context
  • Principles of Economics
  • Government and Public Law
  • Auditing and Assurance Services
  • The Accountant as a Consultant

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months
  • Part-time
    • 120 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 089438A 

  • All international students must have a good command of written and spoken English.
  • If English is not your first language or was not the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies, you are required to demonstrate your proficiency in the English language by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test before you can receive a full offer of a place.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30800 AUD per year during 60 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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