University of Notre Dame Law School
Notre Dame Law School
University of Notre Dame offers undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees through the Notre Dame Law School at their Sydney campus.
The Faculty of Arts, Sciences, Law and Business had 2 First Nations law students in 2018.
Notre Dame Law School Entry Requirements
If you’re a high school leaver or haven’t been to university before, an undergraduate Bachelor of Laws is for you. University graduates can study a postgraduate Juris Doctor degree. To learn more about the different types of law degrees, see our Law Degrees Explained page.
High school leavers can apply directly through the Notre Dame University website to study a stand alone 4-year Bachelor of Laws or a 5-year Combined Bachelor of Laws with Bachelors of Arts, Arts (Politics and Journalism), Commerce, Communications & Media, Marketing & Public Relations, Philosophy, and Theology.
High school leavers are assessed based on their HSC Performance Band Results. The 2020 overall minimum average HSC mark was 80%.
Applicants who have completed a minimum of 4 subjects of an undergraduate study with a high credit average are eligible for admission.
Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) are eligible for admission.
Mature age students can apply to study a Bachelor of Laws by applying directly through the Notre Dame University website.
The University of Notre Dame does not offer an alternative entry program for First Nations students.
Studying law at Notre Dame law school
The University of Notre Dame operates on a two semester calendar . A full-time study load is 6-8 subjects per year.
For information about the Bachelor of Laws course information and typical study pattern, click here.
For information about the Combined Bachelor of Law course information and typical study pattern, visit the University of Notre Dame website and explore the various combined law courses available.
Support for First Nations law students
Indigenous Support Centre
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students Centre is the Indigenous Support Centre at their Sydney campus.
Law school contacts
National Indigenous Support Officer (ISO)
email@example.com 02 8204 4228
Indigenous tutoring program
Notre Dame operates the ISSP’s Indigenous Tutorial Assistance for all First Nations students.
Aunty Elsie Indigenous Support Scholarship
- Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies.
- Value is $2,500.
- Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in any undergraduate, postgraduate or VET course who can demonstrate their limited educational opportunities.
- Value is $2,500.
Indigenous Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship
- Awarded to First Nations students undertaking a research masters program or doctoral program.
- Value is up to $40,000 per year for up to 3 years.
Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships
- Awarded to First Nations students who require assistance with the costs of relocation and/or accommodation costs and the costs of studying.
- Value is variable and depends on the student’s needs.
Practical Legal Training (PLT)
Notre Dame does not offer a PLT program.
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