Bachelor of Laws

Secure your future with a foundation in law

If you've always aspired to a career in legal practice then our Bachelor of Laws will get you there in minimum time. We are proud of our research-led educational methods and emphasis on practical legal problem-solving. We aspire to give you an education in law that takes into account the social and economic context surrounding it and create professionals with respect for social and ethical responsibilities. With small class sizes you will receive all the attention you need from our qualified and experienced staff.

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Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

4 years

Lowest Selection Rank




Course code


CRICOS number


Career Outcomes

Study a Bachelor of Laws at UC and you will:

  • develop your advocacy abilities and legal skills while understanding their connections to the theory and history of law
  • qualify for admission to practice law, with an emphasis on commercial law and/or justice studies
  • explore the many different areas of the law including contract, criminology, taxation and trade law
  • strengthen your communication skills by writing and presenting clearly and with purpose
  • critically analyse documents using detailed and effective research techniques.

Career Opportunities

A graduate of the Bachelor of Laws can work as a solicitor or barrister in a variety of roles in the public and private sector including:

  • Justice
  • Public sector jobs
  • Human resources
  • Social work.

Work Integrated Learning

You will be encouraged to apply your talents in the real world with opportunities to complete a law internship and international study through linkages with law firms, governments and overseas universities.

Course details

Sample study plan


  • Contract Law
  • Law of Obligations
  • Legal Methods and Skills
  • Legal Systems
  • Open Major (x2)
  • Open Elective (x2)


  • Constitutional Law
  • Corporations Law
  • Legal Theory
  • Property Law
  • Open Major (x4)


  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Equity Law
  • Evidence Law
  • Law Elective (x4)


  • Advanced Legal Research & Writing
  • Lawyers & Professional Responsibility
  • Litigation & Dispute Processing
  • Law Elective (x5)

Course specific

Our degree has professional accreditation with the Supreme Court of the ACT and the State of New South Wales. The Bachelor of Laws allows you to tailor an individual program of study by selecting specific law elective subjects that you may be interested in specialising in.


Looking for more detail about the units you will study? Want to know more about fees, admission requirements and delivery modes?

Create your personalised course guide

Head over to our Personalised Course Guide for detailed information presented in a simple-to-get PDF.

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