University of Sunshine Coast (USC) Law School

University of Sunshine Coast (USC) Law School

The University of Sunshine Coast (USC) offers undergraduate law degrees through the School of Law and Society at their Sunshine Coast campus.

If you’re a high school leaver or have not 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.

Undergraduate degrees at SCU

USC offers the following undergraduate law degrees and diplomas:

USC operates on a 2 semester calendar. A full-time study load is 4 subjects per semester (8 per year). 

You can find the course structure and study information for each undergraduate degree by clicking the relevant link (above). 

High school leavers can apply for a single or combined Bachelor of Laws directly through USC or through QTAC. 

High school leavers are assessed based on their ATAR. The 2021 ATAR cut off for the single and double degrees were 76.

Graduates of a higher degree can apply for the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry). All applicants are eligible if they have completed a Bachelor degree (or equivalent). 

Mature Age students with no prior tertiary qualification can apply to study an undergraduate degree through the following admission pathways:

The Indigenous Direct Entry and Access Scheme (IDEAS) is an alternative pathway scheme open for First Nations people who did not complete Year 12 or have no previous study experience. 

The Tertiary Pathway Program (TPP) is a 1-semester bridging program which allows applicants to experience university before jumping into a full degree. 

USC does not offer PLT.

Support for First Nations Students

Key Dates

Students applying to study at USC should follow all key dates outlined by USC here.

Students should also follow the key dates outlined by QTAC. 


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