University of Sydney Law School

USYD Law School

The University of Sydney (USYD) offers undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees through Sydney Law School at their Camperdown, Sydney campus.

USYD Law School had 18 First Nations law students in 2018.

USYD 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.

USYD operates on a two semester calendar with an optional Summer and Winter session. A full-time study load is 6-8 subjects per year.

For information about the Combined Bachelor of Law course information and typical study pattern, visit the USYD website and explore the various combined law courses available.

For information about the required subjects and course information in a Juris Doctor, click here.

Indigenous Support Centre 

The Gadigal Centre is the Indigenous Support Centre at the USYD Camperdown campus.

Law school contacts

The Gadigal Centre Support

Jamie Glister, Associate Professor

Indigenous tutoring program

ANU operates the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) for all First Nations students.  

Sydney Scholars Award on Equity and Hardship Grounds 

  • Awarded to high-achiever Year 12 First Nations students or students experiences financial hardship
  • Value is $6,000 per year.

The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students 

  • Awarded to female First Nations students enrolled in a law degree.
  • Value is $20,000 per year

The Victoria Gollan Memorial Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in an undergraduate law degree who can demonstrate financial need.
  • Value is $1,500.

USYD does not offer a PLT program.


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