Table of undergraduate units of study: Sydney Law School

Students should refer to the Sydney Law School website (sydney.edu.au/law) for the latest information on unit of study descriptions, assessment or other requirements.

Note: These units of study are ONLY available to students enrolled in the combined Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (first three years).

LAWS units of study for the first three years

All students enrolled in this combined Law degree must complete their Law units of study in a yearly sequence as outlined in this table.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Year 1

LAWS1006
Foundations of Law
6    N LAWS1000 or LAWS5000
Semester 1
LAWS1012
Torts
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1005 or LAWS1010 or LAWS3001 or LAWS5001
Semester 2
LAWS1013
Legal Research I
   C LAWS1006
N LAWS1008 or LAWS1203


Semester 1 classes are for Combined Law candidates in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Semester 2 classes are for Combined Law candidates in the Business School and faculties of Architecture, Engineering and Science.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Year 2

LAWS1014
Civil and Criminal Procedure
6    P LAWS1006 and LAWS1012
N LAWS5003 or LAWS2006, LAWS2006
Semester 1
LAWS1015
Contracts
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1002 or LAWS2008 or LAWS5002
Semester 1
LAWS1016
Criminal Law
6    P LAWS1006 and LAWS1014
N LAWS1003 or LAWS2009 or LAWS5004
Semester 2

Year 3

LAWS1017
Torts and Contracts II
6    P (LAWS1010 or LAWS1012) and LAWS1015
N LAWS5006
Semester 2
LAWS1019
Legal Research II
   P LAWS1013
N LAWS1008 or LAWS1022


Semester 1 classes are for Combined Law candidates in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Semester 2 classes are for Combined Law candidates in the Business School and faculties of Architecture, Engineering and Science.
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS1021
Public Law
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1004 or LAWS2002 or LAWS3003 or LAWS5007
Semester 2
Summer Main
LAWS1023
Public International Law
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1018 or LAWS2005 or LAWS5005
Semester 1

Details on years four and five of the Bachelor of Law (once the Bachelor of Commerce component is completed), please refer to the Sydney Law School handbook.