University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree meets the academic requirements needed to gain admission to the practice of law in New South Wales. As well as providing the academic basis for admission to legal practice, law is now regarded as a useful general education, fostering understanding of how society functions, and developing skills of analytical and logical reasoning.During the first three years, combined degree students enrol in the courses offered by the School of Law and Justice as part of the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLB (Hons)), as well as courses across the University to complete one of the ten programs taken in combination with the LLB(Hons). During the final two years they enrol in LAWS courses only. For information about the non-Law degrees and patterns of study for the combined degrees, refer to the relevant program handbooks.


The first 3 years cover the requirements of the Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies. In the final 2 years students complete the requirements of the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Honours).


  • Law
  • Global Indigenous Studies

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • No assumed knowledge for Law
  • Selection is via academic merit only


Students completing this combined degree may meet the academic requirements to practice Law in New South Wales.

Study pathways

Honours in the Bachelor of Aboriginal Studies (Honours) is available as an additional year to students who achieve a credit grade point average.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle City Precinct International: $100,710
  • ATAR: 85.00
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Newcastle City Precinct.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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