UNSW Law & Justice

UNSW Law & Justice

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) offers undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees through UNSW Law & Justice, located at their Kensington and Sydney CBD campuses. 

UNSW Law & Justice had 65 First Nations law students in 2018

UNSW 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, visit our ‘Law Degrees Explained’ page.

UNSW operates on a three term calendar with an optional Summer term. A full-time study load is 6-8 subjects per year. Students can complete 9 subjects in a year by taking 3 subjects a term.

The Bachelor of Laws is only available as a double degree in combination with another undergraduate degree. For information about the required subjects in a Bachelor of Laws, click here.

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

Indigenous student centre

Nura Gili: Centre for Indigenous Programs is the Indigenous student centre at UNSW Sydney.

UNSW law school contact

The Director of Indigenous Legal Education is the primary contact for First Nations law students at UNSW Law & Justice.

Indigenous tutoring program

Nura Gili operates the Indigenous Tuition Program for all First Nations students at UNSW Sydney.

Free law textbooks

All First Nations law students receive free textbooks for their law subjects through UNSW Law & Justice’s Paul Rodwell Scheme.

UNSW Law & Justice offers a PLT program: the Graduate Diploma in Legal Professional Practice (GDLPP).

Although separate to the law degree program, students can commence GDLPP during their law degree if they have completed all prescribed core requirements and have no more than 12 Units of Credit / 2 electives left to complete in their LLB/JD studies.

You can find information about approval for early commencement of the GDLPP and any available scholarships on the UNSW website here.

unsw law school campus

Learn more about the UNSW law school by visiting UNSW Law & Justice


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