Bachelor of Social Research Policy/Law

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This dual degree provides an opportunity to gain a Law degree and a social research and policy qualification of professional importance to the public sector, community service and business. You will study a comprehensive Law degree and have opportunities to engage in mooting, undertake an internship or clinical program, go on an international exchange and gain exceptional skills and practical experience that are highly sought-after by employers. In your Social Research and Policy degree you will develop skills in policy analysis and research methods with in-depth study in one or more social science disciplines and have the opportunity to further develop your professional and workplace skills through an internship.


  • Total unit requirements: 264 UOC
  • Law compulsory courses: 96 UOC
  • Law prescribed elective: 6 UOC
  • Law elective courses: 42 UOC
  • Social Research and Policy core courses: 48 UOC
  • Social Research and Policy electives: 12 UOC
  • Prescribed FASS elective: 6 UOC
  • Social Research and Policy major: 54 UOC


  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Human Resource Management
  • Indigenous Studies
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Media, Culture and Technology
  • Politics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Social Research and Policy
  • Sociology and Anthropology

Standard entry requirements

  • Domestic: Year 12 or equivalent + LAT
  • International: Year 12 or equivalent.


Accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).

Study pathways

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

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington No

Fee comments

Campuses: Kensington.

The above are estimated tuition fees for students commencing in 2017.

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 employed in a range of legal and social justice related industries. There are also opportunities for careers in the public sector, community service, international aid agencies and business.

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