Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt's three-year Bachelor of Laws is an internationally unique undergraduate law degree. As well as teaching the traditional law curriculum, our Bachelor of Laws incorporates Indigenous Australian content, embeds cultural competence and offers a range of specialised regional law topics. You'll be skilled to become a professional who can work at the heart of metropolitan or regional communities, driving advocacy and improving access to legal representation across the country.

Entry Requirements:

ATAR; prior study


320 points; 40 x 8 point subjects or equivalent

Subjects you can Study:

Law; Criminal Justice

Study Pathways:

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course.

Further information:

The Bachelor of Laws component of the Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminal Justice double degree has been developed to meet the Legal Profession Admissions Board of NSW accreditation requirements. The course aims, objectives and core curriculum are based on the Priestley 11 Standards provided by the Legal Profession Admission Rules 2015 (NSW).


Legal Profession Admissions Board of NSW

Related Careers:

Criminologist, Law Clerk, Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bathurst No info No Full time 5 years
Distance Education No info No Online 10 years
Distance Education No info No Full time 5 years
Port Macquarie No info No Full time 5 years

We believe everyone offers something unique. At Charles Sturt University, you become part of something bigger: you join a connected community from across the globe that is committed to changing things for the better.

We want to help you find your purpose so you can make a difference. Jump into the real world with our professional accredited courses that will give you the skills you’ll need.

Whether you’re taking your first step after school, coming to uni for the first time after some time working, returning to enhance your qualifications or undertake research, we’ll have the course to help you push the boundaries and make an impact. 

Our academics and teaching staff are well-connected with industry so when you graduate, you’ll already have a wide network of industry contacts who can help you kickstart your career. We also make hands-on learning a central part of your study, so you learn by doing. Your lecturers will know your name and you can learn however suits you best — on campus, online or a combination of the two. There’s support whenever you need it and scholarships to help make it happen. 

It all adds up to Charles Sturt University being Australia's number one university for graduate employment.* That’s right; more of our grads get jobs — and well-paying ones at that — faster than grads from any other Australian uni. Because with a Charles Sturt University degree under your belt, you’re ready to make a difference in your industry and community from day one.

So, together, let’s create a world worth living in.

*QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019


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