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Bachelor of Science - Laws (Honours)

University of Newcastle

60 months
33690 AUD/year
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Within this combined Bachelor of Science - Laws (Honours) degree program from University of Newcastle, students study a combination of Science and Law courses over a period of five years full-time. 


On completion of the first three years students will have completed all the required courses for the Bachelor of Science degree. In the final two years of the combined degree program students complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and may enrol in these two years on a less than full time basis.

Students completing this combined degree program meet the academic requirements to practice law in NSW, however, they must also complete postgraduate professional training approved by the Legal Profession Admission Board if they wish to practise as a lawyer. Students also have the skills and knowledge to contribute to scientific development in many areas of technology, industry, agriculture or the information revolution.

Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Science - Laws (Honours) degree program from University of Newcastle, students will have:

  • The capacity to provide professional advice, based on specialised knowledge of law and its application in diverse contexts, to employers, government and individual clients.
  • The technical and cognitive skills required to plan and conduct advanced legal research tasks independently

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal System and Method 
  • Torts
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Contracts
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Dispute Resolution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 098543C

  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33690 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33690 AUD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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