Western Sydney University Law School

Western Sydney University Law School

Western Sydney University (WSU) offers undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees through WSU Law School at their Campbelltown and Parramatta South campuses. 

The School of Law had 25 First Nations law students in 2020.

WSU 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.

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

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

For information about the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate) course information and typical study pattern, click here.

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

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

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

Indigenous Support Centre 

The Badanami Centre For Indigeous Education is the Indigenous Support Centre at WSU. 

Law school contacts

Campbelltown campus

Kristy Bell,
Kristy.Bell@westernsydney.edu.au 

Parramatta campus

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Success Officer, t.vocale@westersydney.edu.au

Indigenous tutoring program

ANU operates the Tutoring For Success (TFS) for all First Nations students.  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Achievement Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in any undergraduate degree who can demonstrate financial or other hardship. 
  • Value is $5,000 per year. 

Bartier Perry Leaderships Scholarship for Women

  • Awarded to female students enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws.
  • Value is $7,500 per year for the duration of degree.

Brydens Lawyers Scholarship

  • Awarded to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws who can demonstrate financial or other hardship. 
  • Value is $7,500 per year for five years.

Danny and Kathleen Gilbert Indigenous Scholarship in Law

  • Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws.
  • Value is $10,000 per year for the duration of degree.

Hunt & Hunt Law Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations female students enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws.
  • Value is $7,500 per year for five years.

Law Society of NSW Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws.
  • Value is $15,000.

Margaret Duffy Law Scholarship

  • Awarded to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws who can demonstrate financial or other hardship.
  • Value is $5,000 per year for duration of degree.

MistryFallahi Scholarship

  • Awarded to students enrolled in their fourth or fifth year of a Bachelor of Laws combined with either a Bachelor of Business or a Bachelor of Accounting, or enrolled in their second or third year of a Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry). Applicants must be willing to participate in a paid internship during semester breaks. 
  • Value is $5,000 per year for two years.

Robert Hayes Memorial Scholarship

  • Awarded to students enrolled in their third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Laws who can demonstrate financial or other hardship.
  • Value is $5,000 per year for duration of degree.

Schembri Law Scholarship 

  • Awarded to students enrolled in a full-time Bachelor of Laws who can demonstrate financial or other hardship.
  • Value is $7,500 per year for duration of degree. 

For more information about scholarships, click here.

WSU does not offer a PLT program.

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