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Law

Studying law along with a degree in science, commerce, economics, engineering or arts and social sciences offers you the freedom to develop your interest in just about anything. The University of Sydney Law School has a 160 year tradition of academic strength and strong ties with the legal profession – our degrees can take you around the world.

Explore your interests
With flexible programs covering crime, constitutional law, contracts, banking and finance, media law, social justice and more, you will learn to apply statutory law to real cases. From geopolitics in international law to global warming in environmental law, medicine in tort law and sociology in family law, you will gain sharp social observation skills and a deep sense of ethics and community service.

Overseas opportunities
Expand your studies overseas with one of our global partners such as Harvard University in the United States or the Sorbonne in Paris, or take a short course in Nepal, Tokyo or Norway. You can indulge your inner orator in competitive mooting or participate in our unique innocence project

Bright future
Companies in all sectors seek out our graduates for their ability to synthesise complex ideas. Our alumni can be found at every level of the legal profession, in foreign affairs, consulting, journalism and broadcasting, mergers and acquisitions, property development, project management and investment banking. All wigs, gowns and gavels? Nothing could be further from the truth.

 

Our alumni

Our alumni include prime ministers, High Court judges and a president of the World Bank

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.