The University of Notre Dame Australia - Study Abroad

Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Philosophy

The University of Notre Dame Australia - Study Abroad

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

The Bachelor of Laws degree provides a gateway to a rewarding career in Law and can provide a strong foundation for other career opportunities. This degree will prepare you to work as a lawyer in a private practice, in government, as corporate counsel or in a not-for-profit organisation. The Bachelor of Philosophy program provides a rare opportunity to specialise in Philosophy through the completion of 16 courses of study in Philosophy (including the 3 core courses in Philosophy, Ethics and Theology) plus 8 electives. When combined with a Master of Teaching, the program provides an ideal qualification for those wishing to teach Philosophy in schools, as well as those wishing to proceed with postgraduate studies. The program offers courses in all areas of Philosophy, including: The History of Philosophy (4 courses), Metaphysics, Philosophy of the Human Person, Logic, Epistemology, Ethics, and Political Philosophy. It also includes a number of innovative and rarely offered courses.


  • 3 core curriculum courses
  • 23 compulsory law courses
  • 4 law elective courses
  • 12 philosophy courses


  • Law
  • Philosophy

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicant with recent Secondary Education (Western Australia) - Indicative minimum selection rank of 90 or equivalent with a pass in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Languge or Dialect (EALD). Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) of 33
  • Applicant with recent Secondary Education (Sydney) - HSC Performance Band Results with a Band 5 in English, a minimum average of Bands 5s and an overall minimum average HSC selection rank of 80 in HSC Category A Courses or minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 31
  • Applicants with Higher Education Study: Other University Studies completed at undergraduate level or higher. A minimum number of 4 subjects with a high credit average is required
  • Refer to Notre Dame general admission criterial:


The Legal Practice Board of WA; Legal Profession Admission Board in NSW

Further information

This course is only available to domestic students on Sydney and Fremantle campuses.

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