The Law degree structure and Law unit offerings have been approved by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board and the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).This course is currently accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and approved by the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) as a suitable program of study for the purpose of registration as a psychologist. Please note that a minimum six-year sequence of education and training in psychology is required for an individual to become eligible for general registration as a psychologist in Australia.Students in Sydney undertake their Psychological Science 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

  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney
  • Strathfield


North Sydney, NSW - Law units

Strathfield, NSW - Psychological Science 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:


New South Wales

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


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 2024 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 as follows:

  1. 160 cp selected in accordance with the requirements for the Bachelor of Psychological Science Degree, consisting of:
  2. 140 cp from Psychology Specified Units (Part A);
  3. 20 cp Core Curriculum Units (Part B)
  4. 240 cp selected in accordance with the requirements for the Bachelor of Laws, consisting of:
  5. 180 cp from Law Specified Units (Part C);
  6. 50 cp from Law Elective Units (Part D);
  7. 10 cp from Community Legal Engagement: Pro Bono (Part E)

To qualify for the degree, a student must also complete at least 80 hours of 0cp pro bono placement after completion of LAWS213 Community Legal Engagement: Pro Bono

Progression requirements

Students normally complete a unit or units at an introductory level (100-level) before undertaking advanced level units (200, 300, 400 level).

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Schedule of unit offerings

Complete exactly 140 credit points from the following:

  • PSYC100Foundations of Psychology10 CP
  • PSYC101Applications of Psychology10 CP
  • PSYC108Psychological Practice: Theory and Techniques10 CP
  • PSYC110Research Design and Data Analysis 110 CP
  • PSYC200Life Span Development10 CP
  • PSYC212Abnormal Psychology10 CP
  • PSYC220Personality and Individual Differences10 CP
  • PSYC226Research Design and Data Analysis 210 CP
  • PSYC227Social Psychology10 CP
  • PSYC307Cognitive Psychology10 CP
  • PSYC314Psychological Assessment10 CP
  • PSYC315Brain and Behaviour10 CP
  • PSYC323Research Design and Data Analysis 310 CP
  • PSYC324Learning and Behaviour10 CP

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

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

Complete exactly 180 credit points from the following:

Complete exactly 50 credit points from the following:

  • LAWS202Comparative Legal Systems10 CP
  • LAWS203False or Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts10 CP
  • LAWS207Contemporary Legal Issues10 CP
  • LAWS208Family Law10 CP
  • LAWS209Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States10 CP
  • LAWS210Lawyers, Problem-Solving and Professional Identity10 CP
  • LAWS211Psychology and the Law10 CP
  • LAWS212Employment Law10 CP
  • LAWS301Competition Law10 CP
  • LAWS306Taxation Law10 CP
  • LAWS307Advanced Criminal Law10 CP
  • LAWS308Human Rights in Contemporary Australia10 CP
  • LAWS309Communications Law10 CP
  • LAWS310Discrimination and the Law10 CP
  • LAWS311Environmental Law10 CP
  • LAWS312International Study Tour10 CP
  • LAWS313Mooting and Advocacy10 CP
  • LAWS315Welfare Law10 CP
  • LAWS401Consumer Protection Law10 CP
  • LAWS402International Trade Law10 CP
  • LAWS406Intellectual Property Law10 CP
  • LAWS407International Human Rights Law10 CP
  • LAWS408Alternative Dispute Resolution10 CP
  • LAWS409Law of the European Union10 CP
  • LAWS410Banking and Finance Law10 CP
  • LAWS411The Phillip C Jessup Moot Seminar10 CP
  • LAWS412Migration Law10 CP
  • LAWS413Wills and Succession10 CP
  • LAWS414Advocacy10 CP
  • LAWS415Animal Law10 CP
  • LAWS416International Criminal Law10 CP
  • LAWS417Sports Law10 CP
  • LAWS423Law, Religion and Society10 CP
  • LAWS424Media Law10 CP
  • LAWS458Childrens Rights10 CP
  • LAWS459Law and Innovation10 CP
  • LAWS460Mental Health Law10 CP
  • LAWS461Financial Markets Law & Regulation10 CP
  • LCRM101Introduction to Criminology10 CP
  • LCRM104Juvenile Justice10 CP
  • LCRM201Introduction to Forensic Psychology and the Law10 CP

    unavailable for Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws

  • LCRM208Green Criminology10 CP
  • LCRM209Crime, Media & Popular Culture10 CP
  • LCRM213International Criminal Law10 CP
  • LCRM313Restorative Justice10 CP
  • LHRG103Legal Institutions and Human Rights10 CP
  • LHRG106Human Rights and Business Regulation10 CP
  • LHRG111Human Rights and Indigenous People10 CP

    unavailable for Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws

  • LHRG207Human Rights and Criminal Justice10 CP

    unavailable for Bachelor of Human Rights/Bachelor of Laws

  • LHRG306Human Rights Advocacy10 CP

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

  • LAWS213Community Legal Engagement Pro Bono10 CP
  • LAWP100Pro Bono / Legal Professional Experience 10 CP

To qualify for the degree, a student must also complete at least 80 hours of 0cp pro bono placement after completion of LAWS213 Community Legal Engagement: Pro Bono

Course map

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Always check your Course Enrolment Guide before you finalise your enrolment.

Course maps are subject to change.

Commencing Sem 1

  • Law Specified UnitsLAWS104Foundations of Law and Legal Research10 cp
  • Law Specified UnitsLAWS105Contract Law10 cp
  • Psychology Specified UnitsPSYC108Psychological Practice: Theory and Techniques10 cp
  • Psychology Specified UnitsPSYC100Foundations of Psychology10 cp
  • Law Specified UnitsLAWS107Introduction to Australian Public Law10 cp
  • Law Specified UnitsLAWS108Commercial Law

    (Pre: LAWS104, LAWS105)

    10 cp
  • Psychology Specified UnitsPSYC101Applications of Psychology10 cp
  • Psychology Specified UnitsPSYC110Research Design and Data Analysis 110 cp

Commencing Sem 2


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