through the course is by examinations conducted by the LPAB. The LEC of the
University of Sydney provides tuition in the 26 subjects that comprise
the curriculum. Candidates must complete 17 compulsory subjects
and 3 elective subjects: 20 subjects in total.
all 26 subjects are offered every semester, from November to February
and from May to August. Students are supplied with a Course Information Handbook, and online access to Subject Guides and supplementary resources. Students have full access to the University's Law Library.
Examinations in all subjects are usually held in March
and September, in Sydney, regional centres in New South Wales,
and in special circumstances at other centres.
program may be taken in evening lecture or external mode. Evening
students attend a lecture in each subject each week (6.00pm - 8.30pm
or 9.00pm) in a 12-14 week teaching semester, on the main Sydney
University campus at Camperdown, near the CBD, or at the St James Campus (Old Law School building)
in Phillip Street in the CBD.
External students are expected to attend lectures at the non-residential weekend schools
offered each semester, with up to sixteen hours teaching in
In addition, at the commencement of each semester, there is an introductory weekend school for all new evening lecture and external students. This includes workshops in legal study skills and legal research and introductory lectures in the initial subject of Legal Institutions.