48 months
28216 AUD/year
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Develop the advanced knowledge and practical skills you need to take advantage of a wide variety of legal careers with the University of New England's Bachelor of Laws (4 Years). 


With the support of University of New England’s School of Law and academic leaders delivering a well-rounded program of study, you’ll be equipped to tackle the complex legal challenges of today and give your career a competitive edge. 

In this Laws (4 Years) degree, you will extend your skills across a range of non-law units, from business to computer science, depending on your interests and career goals. You will also develop your practical skills through problem-based learning projects, research training and practical courtroom experience.

Why study the Bachelor of Laws (4 Years) with UNE?

A four-year law degree at UNE provides the ideal combination of academic excellence, well-rounded knowledge and practical skill development. We focus on more than just theory, giving you significant research challenges and real-world legal experience, to support your career development in a wide range of fields.

On this pathway you will develop a solid grounding in legal skills, academic knowledge and application, alongside an understanding of a wide range of non-law units to bring an edge to your career in a range of competitive legal fields.

Career outcomes

This course provides you with a solid foundation in critical thinking, problem solving and research skills – which feeds directly into legal careers across many areas Including: 

  • legal aid agencies and advocacy organisations  
  • commercial firms  
  • government departments 
  • human resources 
  • police prosecution 
  • legal project management 
  • creative industries 
  • banking, commerce and management.  

Please note, to be admitted to practice as a solicitor, barrister or legal practitioner in Australia, you will also need to undertake a course of professional legal training (PLT). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law in Context
  • Legal Professional Skills
  • Torts Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Contract Law
  • Property Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 120 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code 069338D

A candidate shall:

  • be qualified for admission; or
  • have at least four years' of relevant documented paid employment within the last seven years. Relevant employment includes: professional administration, law practice, court house, police officer, government departments, or related area as approved by the Course Coordinator.
  • Assumed knowledge is any two units of English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28216 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28216 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National Commonwealth Supported Place: $14,440

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 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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