2018 Sydney Law School Undergraduate Guide

8 May 2017

Download our 2018 Sydney Law School Undergraduate Guide now
Download our 2018 Sydney Law School Undergraduate Guide now

Learn more about one of Australia's most sought after undergraduate law degrees and access our 2018 Sydney Law School Undergraduate Guide now.

A definitive legal tertiary qualification on a national and international level, Sydney Law School's Combined Law (LLB) program offers you the opportunity to study law in combination with some of the University’s most rigorous degrees in arts, commerce, economics, engineering, or science.

It includes the core legal units required for professional accreditation, coupled with a wide range of electives that allow advanced learning in both specialist and generalist areas.

Designed to provide a legal education that is challenging and rewarding, the LLB also equips you for the demands of the 21st century. It will enhance your intellect and skills through its interactive teaching approach and rigorous assessment regime.

For the very first time, the Guide will key an easy to follow admission to legal practice diagram, outlining the primary steps for you to take as you make the journey from law student to solicitor or barrister.

Our new admission to legal practice diagram
Our new admission to legal practice diagram

This 24-page Guide also outlines key information such as exclusive features, admission requirements and course progression tables, with dedicated sections that include:

  • Inside view: our students share their experiences
  • Student exchange
  • Short-term offshore programs
  • Pathways to Oxford and Cambridge
  • Make a difference - social justice in action

With more than 150 years of experience, the University of Sydney Law School is one of the world’s leading law schools, ranked 13th in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings for the discipline of law.

International engagement
Sydney Law School is part of a highly- regarded group of law schools worldwide, including Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, Peking and Tsinghua. You will have an excellent opportunity to gain international experience and apply the skills and knowledge you learn into a global career.

Student-led focus
You will forge alliances and develop networks with colleagues and friends to the benefit of your future career advancement. The Sydney University Law Society is one of the most active student-led organisations at the University and provides you with a variety of events, activities and programs, including social events, educational support, mooting and skills competitions, careers events, sporting functions, and initiatives that inspire you to use the law as an instrument for social change.

Mooting proficiency
Designed to simulate court proceedings, mooting gives you the chance to investigate a legal dilemma in a competitive, team environment. Sydney Law School has a proud history of mooting, holding the equal record of Jessup International Law Moot World Titles of any university. You can also participate in other international contests, such as the Vis Moot Competition in Vienna as well as prestigious national contests such as the Shine Lawyers National Torts Moot.

The complete university experience
You can choose from more than 200 clubs and societies to join and experience the rich diversity of the University’s student community. Our sporting facilities are among the finest in the country and give you the opportunity to compete at the highest level.

Purpose-built facilities
Our state-of-the-art building on the Camperdown Campus is just 10 minutes from the centre of the city. It offers superior teaching facilities and a dedicated moot court, along with mediation and library facilities that are among the best in the world.

Outstanding scholarship
You will be taught by staff who are globally acclaimed legal educators, world-renowned researchers and respected practitioners, while also experiencing the involvement of prominent international scholars and leaders, including those from the judiciary and government. The innovation of our academic leaders is not only an inspiration to others, but also a foundation upon which our school is built.
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How to apply
Study Abroad & Exchange
Cambridge & Oxford Pathways
Social Justice Program

Phone: 1800 SYD UNI (1800 793 864) (in Australia) and +61 2 8627 1444 (outside Australia)


Domestic applicants (Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Australia)

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International applicants (Citizens of any country other than Australia and New Zealand, and not permanent residents of Australia)
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