Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at The University of Newcastle, Australia


A Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from our Newcastle Law School is your gateway to a successful career as a lawyer or a variety of other legal professions. Our law courses are designed to give you a study plan that will prepare you for a job in a variety of settings.


This degree is available as a combined program, which means you can acquire two degrees in five years by combining your Bachelor of Laws with another degree. If you desire to practice law, you can finish the Diploma of Legal Practice and begin working in the legal system immediately after graduation.


Our University of Newcastle Legal Centre gives students real-world experience by allowing them to work on real cases and obtain valuable courtroom experience.


Even if you don't want to practice law, having a good legal grasp and the ability to use logical reasoning makes law graduates incredibly competitive for jobs in a variety of industries


Why study with us?


Our Law graduates find jobs: within four months of graduation, 89.2 percent of undergraduate law graduates found work (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019-2021).


The Law School is Australia’s premier clinical law school: with advanced programs, training, and mentoring provided by world-class academics and practicing lawyers.


Get two degrees plus a Diploma in less time: the combined law degree with the option of completing the Diploma of Legal Practice allows you to finish three qualifications in only five years of study and practice law immediately.


Study in state-of-the-art facilities: NUspace, in Newcastle's CBD, offers the ideal setting for you to succeed in your studies.


Create your networks: The University of North Carolina Law Students' Association (UNLSA) is at the heart of the student community, allowing you to build relationships that will help you succeed at university and beyond.


What you will study?


If you pursue a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at the University of Newcastle, after just five years of full-time study, you will graduate with both a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a second Bachelor level degree. This means you'll be able to take a wide selection of courses in law, your second degree, and your selected major.   


Whether you want to practice law or go into another field, the skills and information you gain through this combined degree will be useful.You will have advanced research advocacy skills and experience when you graduate:


    1.advanced research

      2. advocacy

        3. Analytical Problem Solving

          4. High-level task management

            5. negotiation

              5. Oral and written communication


              These skills will be learned and developed through courses on many elements of the law, such as:


                1. Criminal law and procedure

                  2. Evidence

                    3. Equity and trusts

                      4. Administrative law

                        5. Property law

                          6. Contract law


                          All the students who complete their Bachelor of Laws program successfully will get Honours at a level achieved by their academic performance during the program.


                          You'll learn and get hands-on training in legal research procedures, as well as advanced skills that will prepare you for high-level legal research or further academic study.

                          32,330 Per year
                          • Level
                          • Delivery
                            On Campus
                          • Duration
                            5 years
                          • Application Fee
                          • Intake
                          • Language Test Score
                            IELTS, TOEFL, PTE
                          • Scholarship
                            $10,000 OFF