Course Description

A 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.

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 which engages with the complexities of law's intersection with society.

This 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.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $31,455 per year full-time


4 years full time, 8 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies undergraduate courses at University of Wollongong (UOW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 77.3% (national average 56.9%)
Improved skills: 92.0% (national average 83.7%)
Overall satisfaction: 93.3% (national average 81.1%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of Wollongong (UOW). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies undergraduate courses at University of Wollongong (UOW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 67.5% (national average 74.1%)
Studying full time: 26.0% (national average 20.3%)
Median full time salary: $55,000 (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 094205J
University of Wollongong (UOW) Code: 1881

Entry Requirements

Lowest ATAR to receive an offer: 77
Median ATAR to receive an offer: 88
Highest ATAR to receive an offer: 93
Guaranteed entry ATAR: 90