Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This dual degree allows you to gain professional qualifications in both Engineering and Law. The program is suited to legal practitioners who may wish to add a strong technical dimension to their training or potential engineers who wish to become more aware of the legal and social aspects of the engineering profession, and skilled in technical management. In Law you will study areas critical to your engineering practice like intellectual property, contracts and litigation, making you highly sought-after by employers. In Engineering you can specialise in one of nineteen areas of engineering from the traditional areas such as construction and civil engineering to rapidly expanding fields like photovoltaics and solar energy engineering.
- Total 312 UOC required which is made up of: Law compulsory courses - 96 UOC
- Law prescribed course - 6 UOC
- Law elective courses - 42 UOC
- Engineering courses - 168 UOC
- Aerospace Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Industrial Chemistry
- Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mechatronic Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Naval Architecture
- Petroleum Engineering
- Photovoltaics and Solar Energy
- Renewable Energy
- Software Engineering
- Surveying and Spatial Information Systems
- Telecommunications Engineering
Standard entry requirements
- Domestic: Year 12 or equivalent + LAT
- International: Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed knowledge for Engineering: Mathematics Extension 1 and Physics
- No assumed knowledge for Law components.
Accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).
Applications for credit transfer from other Australian universities will be considered after offers have been made.
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The above are estimated tuition fees for students commencing in 2017.
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. Employment opportunities exist with a range of medium to large and specialist legal firms and with national and multinational engineering and construction corporations.