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UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE 2018

UTS is the only university in Sydney to offer both the academic & practical legal training requirements for admission as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of NSW.

 

UTS Ranked Australia's #1 Young Uni

UTS is the only university in Sydney to offer both the academic & practical legal training requirements for admission as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of NSW.

 

UTS Ranked Australia's #1 Young Uni

WHY Law AT UTS?


GAIN WORK READY SKILLS

UTS:Law embeds graduate attributes in all law subjects and assesses mastery with authentic assessment tasks (no 100% theory exams) to prepare you to thrive and succeed in your future professional career.

STUDY WHEN IT SUITS YOU

Benefit from classes offered in multiple timeslots as both day and evening classes in core law subjects, and being able to listen to recorded lectures on your portable device from anywhere, anytime.

NETWORK WITH THE BEST

UTS:Law hosts networking events with leading legal institutions and commercial companies; many offering employment opportunities to our best graduates.

GRADUATE IN DEMAND

Employers select UTS:Law grads for their problem solving and lateral thinking ability gained from the real-world legal education focus at UTS.

STUDY IN SYDNEY’S CITY UNI

Take advantage of the opportunities created by studying at our inner city Haymarket campus, within easy walking distance to the CBD, home to most major law firms in Sydney.

DISTINGUISH YOUR CV

UTS:Law offers 2-3 week international work placements and a wide range of social justice projects, equipping you with the knowledge of law in practice, that are credited towards your degree.

SELECT A COURSE


Select from the courses below for more course detail, including ATAR, career options and subjects offered.

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Bachelor of Laws (Full-time)

Key Information
2017 ATAR
97
Duration

The course duration is four years of full-time or six-and-a-half years of part-time study. Full-time students have approximately 10–14.5 contact hours per week and part-time students have approximately 7–9.5 contact hours per week. Timetable constraints may require attendance at both day and evening classes.

Course Codes
UAC: 604000, UTS: C10124, CRICOS: 013614G

This course teaches students foundational knowledge and skills in law and its practice. UTS: Law graduates are increasingly in demand in the legal profession and the business sector in a wide range of roles and responsibilities. Today's law graduates are called upon to advise and counsel parties, act as negotiators, manage project teams and resolve disputes.

This course provides full-time or part-time study for students wishing to obtain a professional legal qualification that satisfies the requirements for admission as a lawyer.

Students have the opportunity to engage in deeper study of the law by undertaking a number of law options and incorporate a broad variety of other disciplines by enrolling in options from other faculties.

Career options include lawyer or legal policy adviser within a government or corporate department, private law firm or community law centre, or negotiating treaties or work in legislation drafting with the Attorney-General's Department.

Code Subject
Autumn session
70102 Foundations of Law
70103 Ethics Law and Justice
70114 Criminal Law and Procedure
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Bachelor of Laws (Full-time)

GET TO KNOW OUR FACILITIES


UTS has created a vibrant campus of the future. Embracing visionary teaching and learning paradigms, this reinvented campus has revitalised the university environment with new buildings, renovated facilities and increased public spaces to facilitate collaboration with industry and the UTS community.

Enjoy state-of-the-art study spaces, multimedia meeting rooms equipped with projectors, leafy courtyards with free WiFi and desks with power points for your laptop, a dedicated law librarian and simulated court facilities including trial courts and purpose built moot court that have been designed to reflect the real-life courtroom experience of the NSW Supreme, District and Local Courts.

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Bachelor of Laws (Full-time)

LEARN TO LEAD AND INSPIRE CHANGE


At UTS:Law we want our students to get more than just a degree.

The Brennan Justice and Leadership program, supported by former Chief Justice of Australia, Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBE, is unique to UTS. The program enables our students to develop their intellectual, service and leadership capabilities as they engage with the themes of justice and its social contexts. Benefit from a range of lectures and discussion groups, or undertake voluntary service (both legal and non-legal) over the course of your studies.

And with over 1,020 students currently registered, is indicative of UTS:Law students’ interest in social justice and desire to go beyond the academic curriculum.

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Applying to UTS. Your next steps

Step 1

GET TO KNOW US ONLINE

Visit our undergraduate website to find out more about your course area of interest. Here you’ll find videos, student profiles, and all the key info you need to know about applying to UTS.

Step 2

KNOW YOUR ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

If you’re applying direct from high school, selection will be based primarily on your ATAR.

For non-current school leavers (that’s anyone who has been out of school for more than 6 months), admission requirements can differ. See your admission requirements online.

Step 3

VISIT OUR CAMPUS

Get a feel for our reinvented campus, and life in Sydney city. We run a host of campus events and workshops over the year - so visit our events page online and start registering.

Step 4

JUST ASK. WE’RE HERE TO HELP

Choosing your degree (and uni) is a big decision. But don’t worry; we’re here to help.

Chat to us online or join one of our Facebook Live Chats during the year.