UTS Law School

UTS Law School

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) offers undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees through the UTS Law School at their Sydney CBD campus.

The Faculty of Law had 27 First Nations law students in 2018.

UTS 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.

UTS 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 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 UTS 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 Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research is the Indigenous Support Centre at UTS. 

Law school contacts

General enquiries
Jumbunna@uts.edu.au 
1800 064 312

Indigenous tutoring program

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

Jumbunna Commencement Scholarship 

  • Awarded to First Nations students starting an undergraduate degree for the first time.
  • Value varies between $500 – $6,000. 

The Robyn Kemmis Indigenous Student Scholarship

  • Awarded to female First Nations students who have completed the UTS Jumbunna Unistart Program or a UTS Insearch Diploma. 
  • Value is $45,000 over three years.

Bruce and Carol Kendall Undergraduate Memorial Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations undergraduate students who have successfully completed at least 1 session of study. 
  • Value is $1,000. 

Vice Chancellor’s Indigenous Undergraduate Tuition Fee Scholarship 

  • Awarded to high-achieving First Nations undergraduate students. 
  • Value is the full cost of tuition fees.

Laurie Cowled Scholarship

  • Awarded to female First Nation undergraduate students experiencing financial disadvantage.
  • Value is $20,000 over two years.

UTS Indigenous Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Awarded to first-year First Nation undergraduate students.
  • Value is $5,000.

The Schiff Family Scholarship

  • Awarded to female First Nations students starting an undergraduate degree. 
  • Value is $60,000 over three years.

UTS Council Indigenous Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students starting an undergraduate degree who may have barriers to undertaking tertiary studies.
  • Value is $5,000.

Dr Bob Morgan Exchange Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nation students offered a place in an exchange (in-country and overseas) program. 
  • Value varies between $1,000 – $4,000.

Indigenous Relocation and Accommodation Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students from regional and rural areas.
  • Value is up to $5,512.

Indigenous Education Costs Scholarship 

  • Awarded to First Nations students in need of financial assistance to cover education costs.
  • Value is $2,755.

Sir Gerard Brennan Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students undertaking a full-time PhD studies at UTS.
  • Value is up to $50,000 per year for living allowances for up to four years.

Jumbunna Postgraduate Research Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students undertaking a postgraduate research project that has the potential to benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 
  • Value is up to $50,000 per year.

Lindsay Croft Postgraduate Memorial Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in a postgraduate degree. 
  • Value is $5,000. 

Jumbunna Accommodation Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students that are ineligible for government accommodation funding or forms of financial support.
  • Value is full cost of accommodation and fortnightly meal allowance.

UTS offers the UTS PLT program to UTS students and non-UTS law graduates.

Undergraduate

UTS undergraduate students can undertake the PLT within the stand-alone Bachelor of Laws in their final session(s). Alternatively, students can enrol into the Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice upon completion of their bachelor degree. 

Postgraduate

Postgraduate students can enrol into the Certificate in Professional Legal Practice upon completion of their bachelor degree. Alternatively, they can complete an integrated JD and PLT through the UTS Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice.

Students enrolled in another university can also enrol in the UTS PLT program through the UTS Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice.

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