36 months
27936 AUD/year
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Majoring in Legal Studies at University of Wollongong will provide you with a sound understanding of the Australian Legal System and its court structure. 


The Legal Studies major at University of Wollongong is not available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws degree.

What you will study

  • This major consists of four core subjects with a broad range of elective options, including family law, international business law and taxation law. 
  • In your final year you will undertake a Law Research Project where you will work with a supervisor on a research topic to produce a thesis addressing real-world issues, using knowledge and skills obtained in the Legal Studies major.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Politics of Justice
  • Law Research Project 
  • Punishment: Purpose, Practice, Policy
  • Family Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Banking Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.
  • CRICOS: 000612E

Tuition Fee

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    27936 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13968 AUD per semester during 36 months.

Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course.

Living costs for Wollongong

1600 - 2200 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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