University of New England Law School

University of New England Law School

The University of New England (UNE) offers undergraduate law degrees through the UNE School of Law at their Armidale Campus and online.

The UNE School of Law had 50 First Nations law students in 2018.

UNE 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.

UNE operates on a three term calendar with the option to study on campus in Armidale or online. A full-time study load is three subjects per trimester (nine subjects per year). 

For information about the Bachelor of Laws (3-year) course information and typical study pattern, click here

For information about the Bachelor of Laws (4-year) course information and typical study pattern, click here

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

For information about the required subjects and course information in a Masters of Law, click here

Indigenous Support Centre 

The Oorala Aboriginal Centre is the Indigenous Support Centre at the Armidale Campus. 

Law school contacts

Oorala Student Experience 
ooralasupport@une.edu.au
+61 2 6773 3034

Ooorala Youth Program 
ooralacamps@une.edu.au

Office of the Director & Teaching, Learning and Research
ooralamgt@une.edu.au

Indigenous tutoring program

UNE operates the Targeted Tutorial Assistance Program for all First Nations students.  

Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students relocating to Armidale to study at UNE who can demonstrate financial disadvantage. 
  • Value is $9,000 per year. 

Ella Schroder Indigenous Residential Scholarship and the Max Schroder Indigenous Scholarship 

  • Awarded to First Nations students from rural or remote areas living in a UNE Residential College who can demonstrate financial disadvantage.
  • Value is $10,000 per year payable towards residential college fees.

Indigeous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations undergraduate students from regional and remote areas who can demonstrate financial disadvantage and academic merit.
  • Value is up to $4,500 per year. 

Oorala Wellbeing Scholarship 

  • Awarded to students who are living with a disability or health condition, carers of a family member, elite athletes, ADF and SES personnel, living remotely, incarcerated or do not have access to reliable internet. 
  • Value is $500 per year.

Oorala Kick Start Scholarship

  • Awarded to students commencing university for the first time who can demonstrate financial need.
  • Value is $1,000.

Max Schroder Indigenous Mentoring Scholarships (Male and Female) 

  • Awarded to First Nations undergraduate, postgraduate and Honours students who can satisfy the specified criteria. 
  • Value is $8,000 per year. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Degree Research Scholarships

  • Awarded to First Nations postgraduate students wanting to carry out areas of research priority for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Value is $37,177 for 3 years of a Doctoral degree or 2 years for a Research Masters.

UNE does not offer a PLT program.

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