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Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

This three-year program provides a sound understanding of the Australian legal system within a local and international context. You will gain essential skills and knowledge required for future admission to the legal profession.

This degree is also useful for professionals who are in roles/industries where the knowledge and application of legal skills are crucial to their work. This includes industries such as banking, insurance and consulting, and functions such as procurement, contracts administration, policy development and implementation.

You have the option of studying full-time or part-time across two UOW locations: Liverpool and Wollongong. Evening and weekend classes are available along with other flexible learning options. 

Get up to 75% off your fees in 2023

The Government will pay up to 75% of the course fees of eligible domestic students studying a Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry). This is a major advantage over courses such as the Juris Doctor which offer very few Commonwealth Supported Places and where most students will pay full fees.

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  • Part-time study opportunities to offer flexibility with work-life balance
  • compulsory internship to apply your legal training to real-life situations. UOW is proudly the only university in NSW to embed this valuable experience.
  • Open to graduates of disciplines other than law, and to graduates of law degrees from outside Australia.
  • Study abroad opportunities within law schools across Europe, North America and Asia.
  • Recognition for admission as a lawyer in Australia (subject to completing state-approved Practical Legal Training).
  • Small group seminars which foster student networking and in-depth learning. 
The Bachelor of Laws at UOW delivers a practical and contextual legal education that prepares graduates not only for traditional careers in the legal profession but also for a wide range of careers in government, business and community organisations – as leaders, innovators and problem solvers. Careers may include:
  • Advocacy
  • Associate to Magistrate
  • Contract Officer
  • Consultancy
  • Criminal Justice Coordinator
  • Deputy Public Prosecutor
  • Director of Training & Development
  • Human Resources
  • Judge’s Associate
  • Junior Solicitor
  • Legal Officer
  • Lawyer
  • Paralegal Clerk
  • Police Prosecutor
  • Policy Officer
  • Patent Examiner
  • Procurement Officer
  • Solicitor
  • Workplace Relations Adviser

You have the option of studying at three campus locations:

Number 1 in Australia

UOW postgraduate Law and Paralegal studies ranked number one in Australia for overall educational experience, skills development and teaching quality and full-time employment.

The Good Universities Guide 2023

Top 100

UOW ranks 80th in the world for Law.

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject 2023

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