Bachelor of Economics / Bachelor of Laws

UNSW Sydney

This dual degree provides you with the opportunity to examine the formation, process, structure and economic impact of law and the legal institutions, which is ideal if you're interested in areas where law and economic analysis intersect. By gaining in-depth knowledge in both areas, you are well placed for careers in both economic and legal practice. You will examine legal frameworks, processes and systems and complement this with the study of economic issues such as international trade, inflation, government organisation and competitions, strategic behaviour and unemployment, all grounded in economic theory and quantitative methods.

Course Fee:

International: $256,680

Entry Requirements:

Domestic: Year 12 or equivalent + LAT; International: Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge for Economics: Mathematics; No assumed knowledge for Law component.


A total of 240 units of credit: 96 in Law compulsory courses; 6 in Law prescribed elective; 42 in Law elective courses; 96 in approved economic courses including the first-year compulsory core courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Econometrics; Economics; Financial economics; Law

Study Pathways:

Applications for credit transfer from other Australian universities will be considered after offers have been made.

Further information:

Your Law dual degree will open up a wide range of career opportunities in myriad fields. The skills you will gain at UNSW Law are highly transferrable. Employers seek out our graduates for their critical thinking and analytical skills. When it comes to your career, there will be any number of options available to you. Graduates are likely to be employed in many areas of law, government and business including finance companies, stockbroking firms, banks, regulatory bodies, government departments, consultancy and research firms and international organisations.


Accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kensington No info No Full time 5 years
The University of New South Wales is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. par par The main campus is located in Kensington, seven kilometres from Sydney CBD and a short walk from Coogee Beach. Other campuses are UNSW Art and Design in the suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at ADFA.

Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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