Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics / Bachelor of Laws

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

A Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics - Bachelor of Laws from UOW equips you with a comprehensive legal education: a world-class degree that provides a thorough grounding in the law, as well as a real-world focus on the essential practical skills and the social and ethical context in which the law operates.Combining Law with a Politics, Philosophy and Economics will teach you how to interpret complex economic ideas and understand the basis of political organisations and policy making. We examine popular national and international movements, systems of government and ethical forms of behaviour so that you will learn the political, ethical and economic perspectives needed to make a difference in our contemporary society.We believe that practical experience is a vital part of your legal training. We are the only law school in New South Wales that requires you to complete a legal internship, providing highly valued industry experience.We are committed to social justice and providing a legal education that engages with the complexities of law's intersection with society.This double degree delivers a practical and contextual legal education that prepares graduates not only for traditional careers in the legal profession but also for a wide range of careers in government, business and community organisations – as leaders, innovators and problem solvers.


The Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics - Bachelor of Laws requires the successful completion of 264 credit points as specified below:All compulsory Law subjects for the Bachelor of Laws (114 credit points);30 credit points of elective subjects from the Bachelor of Laws Elective Law Schedule - see Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) for elective subjects;The core subjects for the Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (84 credit points);At least one of the three majors in the Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (30 Credit Points);One additional subject from electives offered within the Faculty of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.Note:Where any subjects have the prefix LAW, the equivalent Bachelor of Laws (LLB) subjects must be substituted.**Students interested in studying this degree part-time should consult with the Law Head of Students by contacting commencing in Spring will undertake their first session in the Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy & Economics, before completing their first year of Law in their second year of enrolment.Students can complete LLB3396 Legal Internship Program once the pre-requisite requirements are satisfied. Students should refer to the School of Law for further information on opportunities.

Standard entry requirements

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong International: $201,960 No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years

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