Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Domestic

COURSE SNAPSHOT 

Local
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Campbelltown; Parramatta
Duration  3F / 6P
Intake Information Semester 1 (Autumn)
UAC Code 725000 [Campbelltown]; 725001 [Parramatta]
Entrance Rank Not Applicable
Fee Information

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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

International

COURSE SNAPSHOT 

Internationa
Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationCampbelltown; Parramatta
Duration 3F
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn)
Course Code2501.7 [CRICOS Code 041111J] 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

Details

If you are a graduate and you are looking to move into a career in law, the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) from Western Sydney University will provide you with the knowledge and specialist legal skills to propel you into your legal career.

The degree gives you a strong background in fundamental legal principles, as well as professional legal skills. This includes the ability to analyse legal material and understand fundamental legal principles, an understanding of the relationship between law and society, general analytical skills for analysing and solving non-legal problems, and specialised study into the Australian legal system. You will develop skills in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research.

Practical Experience

Our students often engage in work experience during their course, for example, working at the NSW Attorney General's Office in legal aid, working under the Summer Clerkship Program with industry, and in the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) advisory support scheme. Our students also have the opportunity to participate in the Parramatta Community Justice Clinic (PCJC) and in the Pro Bono Students Australia (PBSA) volunteering program.

Units

Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

A career in Law

With an additional qualification in Law, you may be able to pursue a career as a:

  • Solicitor / Barrister 
  • Criminal prosecutor 
  • Human Rights defender
  • Legal advisor
  • Judge's associate or law clerk 
  • Legal executive

How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

Instructions for international applications are available on the International Admissions pages.