The Law degree structure and Law unit offerings have been approved by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board and the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).Students in Sydney undertake their Theology units at the Strathfield campus and their Law units at the North Sydney campus.


Credit points


Minimum duration

5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney
  • Strathfield


North Sydney, NSW - Law units

Strathfield, NSW - Philosophy units

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:


English (Standard) (Band 3) or English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Band 4)


English (4, SA) at year 12 level


Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English as an Additional Language (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the double degrees, a student must complete 400 cp that meet all of the following requirements:

  1. 130 cp selected in accordance with the requirements for the Bachelor of Philosophy, consisting of:
  2. 70 cp from Specified Philosophy Units (Part A);
  3. 60 cp from Philosophy Elective Units (Part B);
  4. 20 cp Core Curriculum Units (Part C).
  5. 250 cp selected in accordance with the requirements for the Bachelor of Laws, consisting of:
  6. 180 cp from Law Specified units (Part D);
  7. 50 cp from Law Elective Units (Part E);
  8. 10 cp from General Elective Units (Part F);
  9. 10 cp from Community Legal Engagement: Pro Bono Unit (Part G).

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Progression requirements

Students normally complete units at an introductory level (100-level) before undertaking second year units, and again must complete designated second year units before progressing to third and fourth year (300, 400 level) units.

Part A : Specified Philosophy Units

Complete exactly 70 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PHIL100Philosophy: the Big Questions10
PHIL102Theories of Human Nature10
PHIL104Introduction to Ethics10
PHIL107Philosophy of World Religions10
PHIL200Contemporary Moral Problems10
PHIL202Justice, Authority and Human Rights10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PHIL321History of Philosophy Seminar10
PHIL322Metaphysics and Epistemology Seminar10

Part B : Philosophy Elective Units

Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PHIL201Issues in Bioethics10
PHIL204Knowledge, Rationality and Scepticism10
PHIL205Mind, Body and Consciousness10
PHIL208God, Religion and Evil10
PHIL210Language, Meaning and Truth10
PHIL213Postmodern European Philosophy10
PHIL214Medieval Philosophy10
PHIL215Early Modern Philosophy10
PHIL219Basic Symbolic Logic10
PHIL220Special Study in Philosophy10
PHIL224Ancient Greek Philosophy10

Part C : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
PHCC102Being Human10
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
PHCC320The Just Society10

Part D : Law Specified Units

Complete exactly 180 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
LAWS104Foundations of Law and Legal Research10
LAWS105Contract Law10
LAWS106Criminal Law and Procedure10
LAWS107Introduction to Australian Public Law10
LAWS108Commercial Law10
LAWS200Business Organisations10
LAWS201Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution10
LAWS204Land Law10
LAWS314Statutory Interpretation10
LAWS403Legal Theory10
LAWS404International Law10
LAWS418Administrative Law10
LAWS419Constitutional Law10
LAWS420Equity and Trusts10
LAWS421Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility10

Part E : Law Elective Units

Complete exactly 50 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
LAWS202Comparative Legal Systems10
LAWS203False or Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts10
LAWS207Contemporary Legal Issues10
LAWS208Family Law10
LAWS209Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States10
LAWS210Lawyers, Problem-Solving and Professional Identity10
LAWS211Psychology and the Law10
LAWS212Employment Law10
LAWS301Competition Law10
LAWS306Taxation Law10
LAWS307Advanced Criminal Law10
LAWS308Human Rights in Contemporary Australia10
LAWS309Communications Law10
LAWS310Discrimination and the Law10
LAWS311Environmental Law10
LAWS312International Study Tour10
LAWS313Mooting and Advocacy10
LAWS315Welfare Law10
LAWS401Consumer Protection Law10
LAWS402International Trade Law10
LAWS406Intellectual Property Law10
LAWS407International Human Rights Law10
LAWS408Alternative Dispute Resolution10
LAWS409Law of the European Union10
LAWS410Banking and Finance Law10
LAWS411The Phillip C Jessup Moot Seminar10
LAWS412Migration Law10
LAWS413Wills and Succession10
LAWS415Animal Law10
LAWS416International Criminal Law10
LAWS417Sports Law10
LAWS458Childrens Rights10
LAWS459Law and Innovation10
LAWS460Mental Health Law10

Part F : General Elective Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

Any other undergraduate units (including Law Elective Units not already taken as a Law Elective Unit) approved by the Course Coordinator.

Part G : Pro Bono/Community Legal Engagement Unit

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
LAWS213Community Legal Engagement Pro Bono10

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