• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
A Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (4-Years Degree) offered by the University of Wollongong is a degree that equips you with a comprehensive legal education: a world-class degree that provides a thorough grounding in the law, as well as a real-world focus on the essential practical skills and the social and ethical context in which the law operates.

Overview

Studying Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (4-Years Degree) offered by the University of Wollongong gives you:

  • Training in research skills and information systems (archives, the Library, databases, electronic research networks)
  • The ability to present complex ideas verbally and in writing
  • The opportunity to work closely with a supervisor and prepare a major project to meet critical deadlines
  • Experience in devising, researching and writing up an individual topic of study in an extended format

Career opportunities

  • Barrister 
  • Commercial Lawyer 
  • Criminal Defence 
  • Lawyer 
  • Diplomat 
  • Environmental 
  • Lawyer 
  • Government Lawyer 
  • In-House Legal Adviser 
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer 
  • Legal Consultant 
  • Magistrate 
  • Media Lawyer 
  • Policy Adviser 
  • Politician 
  • Prosecutor 
  • Research Officer 
  • Solicitor in Private Practice or a Community Legal Centre

Accreditation

By completing your law degree at UOW, you are completing an academic qualification that is recognised for admission as a lawyer in Australia, subject to completing state-approved Practical Legal Training (PLT). 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Law 
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Law of Contract 
  • Criminal Law and Process 
  • Communication Skills
  • Advocacy Skills

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    98

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General Requirements

  • To be eligible to apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Laws (Honours), students enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws, four-year Direct Entry degree, must have completed at least 124 credit points of compulsory Law subjects. 
  • They must also have achieved a weighted average mark (WAM) of 70% or more based on all 100 and 200 level core LLB subjects. 
  • Entry must be approved by the Head of School, in consultation with the LLB Honours Coordinator and the student’s proposed supervisor. 
  • CRICOS: 094207G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32088 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 128340 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs

  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Wollongong, Australia

    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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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