Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Studying law is about understanding our society and the power structures within it. Why do we have the laws we do? How have they evolved? How should we interpret them?Whether you want to uphold, use or change the system—law can take you just about anywhere. Ranked 87 in the World for the subject area of Law you can study at South Australia's #1 Law School.* Our Bachelor of Laws can be completed as a single degree, or a double degree program. You will: explore legal concepts, processes and methods within common law principles and legal methodology, build ethical reasoning, policy-based analysis and oratory skills, gain rigorous knowledge of the areas of law necessary to undertake legal practice, go deeper by choosing from our broad list of electives, learn from legal professionals, former judges and international academics, undertake internships in areas such as Public Law, Native Title Law and Human Rights Law, form connections through the University’s Lex Salus, Next Steps and Law Students' Society events. If you are already a graduate of another degree, you can complete the program in as little as three years full-time (or part-time equivalent).


  • Comparative law
  • Corporate/taxation law
  • Criminal law
  • Environmental law
  • Family law
  • Human rights and international law
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour and industrial relations law

Standard entry requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the completion of Year 12 within the last two years, however if you completed your secondary education more than two years ago, you may still be able to be considered on the basis of your secondary schooling. You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You must have completed at least six months full time equivalent higher education study (the number of courses and units will vary depending on your prior institution however at the University of Adelaide, this equates to 4 courses / 12 units). A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $184,000
  • ATAR: 95
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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