Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Laws

University of Wollongong

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

A Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws from UOW equips graduates 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 Science allows you to gain a competitive edge by being able to recognise how law functions in social and scientific contexts. You will tackle projects such as environmental planning, or look at the legal implications of introducing new technology. You can choose to specialise in one specific area of science or choose to work in corporate advisory roles around social responsibility. This double degree will help you develop logical and independent thinking, creative problem-solving, organisational abilities, numeracy and statistical literacy.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.


The Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws requires the successful completion of 240 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;Subjects to the value of at least 90 credit points, chosen from a major within the Bachelor of Science, including all core subjects. Depending on the major chosen, students may require the completion of additional credit points.Please refer to the individual major pages for information on core subjects.Note: some of the majors require the completion of additional credit points, which may extend the duration of your degree.Some elective subjects may not be required. Students are advised to consult with the Course Coordinator.Students interested in studying this degree part-time should consult with the Law Head of Students by contacting 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.


  • Biological Sciences
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology and Conservation Biology
  • Environment
  • Geology
  • Physical Geography
  • Law

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.


By completing your law degree at UOW, you are completing an academic qualification that is recognised for admission as a lawyer in Australia, subject to completing state-approved Practical Legal Training (PLT). For further details on NSW admissions, visit the Legal Profession Admission Board website:

Study pathways

If applicants can demonstrate they have met the learning outcomes for UOW subjects through prior learning, such as previous tertiary or TAFE qualifications, they may be eligible for credit towards their degree. Where relevant to the UOW degree, specified credit may be given for specific subject(s); where not relevant to the degree, unspecified credit may be awarded.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong International: $174,720 No
  • Full-time : 5 years

Further information

UOW double degrees aim to broaden a student's knowledge and skill base and improve career options in competitive, increasingly interactive fields. The programs are designed to enhance a student's educational, academic and professional qualifications whilst minimising the costs of their studies.

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