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Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
If you are a graduate and you are looking to move into a career in law, the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) will provide you with the knowledge and specialist legal skills to propel you into your legal career.
The degree gives you a strong background in fundamental legal principles as well as professional legal skills. This includes the ability to analyse legal material and understand fundamental legal principles, an understanding of the relationship between law and society, general analytical skills for analysing and solving non legal problems, and specialised study into the Australian legal system. You will develop skills in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research.
|Delivery Mode||On campus||On campus|
|Location||Campbelltown and Parramatta campus||Campbelltown and Parramatta campus|
|Duration||3 Years Full Time / 6 Years Part Time||3 Years Full Time|
|2501.7 [CRICOS Code 041111J]|
|Please refer to Admission Requirements|
|Fee Information||Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)||International Course Fees (opens in a new window)|
Students often engage in work experience during their course, for example, working at the NSW Attorney General’s in legal aid, working under the Summer Clerkship Program with industry, and in the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) advisory support scheme. Students also have the opportunity to participate in the Parramatta Community Justice Clinic (PCJC) and in the Pro Bono Students Australia (PBSA) volunteering program.
A Career in Law
Graduates of Law degrees at UWS have pursued careers such as:
- solicitor or barrister
- criminal prosecutor
- human rights advocate
- corporate legal advisor in the banking or finance industries
- legal advisor to an interest group such as the Aboriginal Legal Service
- judge's associate
- law academic
- non-legal executive in banking, finance, accounting, corporate management, education, publishing, marketing, telecommunications, government or human resource management
- lawyer in government service.
How to Apply
All domestic applications for entry to UWS undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.
Instructions for international applications are available on the UWS International Admissions pages.
If you are interested in completing a higher research degree, for example Masters Honours, information is accessible from UWS Research (opens in a new window).