Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Science / Bachelor of Laws

Five years full-time

As with the other combined law degrees offered by the Sydney Law School and the Faculty of Arts, the Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Sciences/Law at the University of Sydney allows you to complete the Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Sciences (BPESS) simultaneously with the Bachelor of Laws (LLB).

You will complete Year One of the Bachelors of Laws (LLB) over the course of your Political, Economic and Social Sciences degree. In Year Four, you will undertake the remaining compulsory units followed by elective units in Year Five.

For more information on the Bachelor of Laws, please visit the Sydney Law School website.

Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Science / Bachelor of Laws sample degree structure

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 1 Semester 2 FULL-TIME LAW STUDIES FULL-TIME LAW STUDIES
BPESS CORE MAJOR JUNIOR UNIT (EG. ECOP) BPESS CORE MAJOR JUNIOR UNIT (EG. ECOP) BPESS CORE MAJOR SENIOR UNIT BPESS CORE MAJOR SENIOR UNIT BPESS CORE MAJOR SENIOR UNIT
BPESS CORE MAJOR SENIOR UNIT
BPESS JUNIOR UNIT (EG. GOVT) BPESS JUNIOR UNIT (EG. GOVT) BPESS SENIOR UNIT (EG. GOVT) BPESS CORE MAJOR SENIOR UNIT BPESS SENIOR UNIT (EG. GOVT) BPESS CORE MAJOR SENIOR UNIT
BPESS
JUNIOR UNIT
(EG. SCLG OR ANTH)
BPESS
JUNIOR UNIT
(EG. SCLG OR ANTH)
LAWS1014 CIVIL & CRIMINAL PROCEDURE BPESS
SENIOR UNIT
(EG. SCLG OR ANTH)
BPESS
SENIOR UNIT
(EG. SCLG OR ANTH)
LAWS1017
TORTS AND CONTRACTS II
LAWS1006 FOUNDATIONS
OF LAW
LAWS1012 TORTS LAWS1015 CONTRACTS LAWS1016
CRIMINAL LAW
LAWS1023 PUBLIC
INTERNATIONAL LAW
LAWS1021 PUBLIC LAW
LAWS1013 LEGAL RESEARCH 1 LAWS1019 LEGAL RESEARCH 2
24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 48 CREDITS 48 CREDITS
Completion of a core major from one of the following is a requirement of the degree: Anthropology; Government and International Relations; Political Economy and Sociology.

Each box represents one 6 credit point unit of study. This diagram is a sample structure only, and is based on a standard full-time progression over 5 years.

Core units of study and semester offerings are subject to change.