Table of undergraduate units of study: Sydney Law School

Students can refer to the Sydney Law School website (sydney.edu.au/law) or the University of Sydney's unit of study handbook (ssa.usyd.edu.au/ssa/handbook/uossearch.jsp) for the latest information regarding unit of study descriptions, assessment or other requirements.

Please note: These units of study are ONLY available to students enrolled in the combined Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (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, LAWS5000
Semester 1
LAWS1012
Torts
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1005, LAWS1010, LAWS3001, LAWS5001
Semester 2
LAWS1013
Legal Research I
   C LAWS1006
N LAWS1008


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, LAWS1012
N LAWS1001, LAWS1007, LAWS3002, LAWS3004, LAWS2006, LAWS5003
Semester 1
LAWS1015
Contracts
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1002, LAWS2008, LAWS5002
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS1016
Criminal Law
6    P LAWS1006, LAWS1014
N LAWS1003, LAWS3001, LAWS2009, LAWS5004
Semester 2
Year 3
LAWS1017
Torts and Contracts II
6    P (LAWS1010 or LAWS1012) and LAWS1015
N LAWS5006
Semester 2
Winter Main
LAWS1019
Legal Research II
   P LAWS1013
N LAWS1008, 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 LAWS2002, LAWS3003, LAWS1004, LAWS5007
Semester 2
Summer Main
LAWS1023
Public International Law
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1018, LAWS2005, LAWS5005
Semester 1
Summer Late