What will I learn?
Gain a competitive advantage by combining law with another discipline.
Graduate with two degrees in just five years.
Develop an advanced understanding of key legal principles, processes and methods through the honours program.
Participate in a law reform project or conduct high-level research.
Become a leader in legal practice and other fields where legal expertise is highly regarded.
With our Law degree ranked No.1 in South Australia1, in the top 100 in the world1, and our research in the area of law recognised as above world-class2, you will be learning from experts. Learn from those at the forefront of the legal profession with our teaching staff committed to developing not only your knowledge, but your confidence.
Employment for legal professionals in Australia is projected to increase by 17.8 per cent between now and November 20201.
Depending on your degree combination, your career options could include:
Project manager: ensuring projects are delivered on time and according to project plans; managing project team resources; scheduling, preparation and resource forecasting; managing vendors and suppliers; managing budgets
Corporate tax accountant: preparing and filing corporate tax returns and maintaining records; helping organisations to run efficiently and comply with current tax laws; advising on current taxation legislation and procedures; participating in internal audit processes
Industrial relations specialist: providing high level policy advice on current legislation; coordinating industrial relations projects; managing industrial relations disputes; consulting, negotiating and implementing enterprise bargaining agreements
Court reporter: attending court sessions and recording proceedings related to evidence, objections and rulings; creating a full record of jury arguments; liaising with lawyers, judges or other officials; taking witness depositions, managing commissions and creating of certificates of proceedings
International environmental lawyer: specialising in legal matters concerning air, land and water; lobbying for balanced regulations regarding pollution and materials handling; working to protect biodiversity, agriculture and ecosystems, and dealing with waste management issues
Procurement manager: implementing and managing consistent strategies for procuring, storing and distributing goods and services; monitoring business trends and product availability to ensure best prices, quality and delivery times; managing supplier relationships; overseeing a team of purchasing agents
What you'll learn
This degree is made up of 40 courses. You will do 24 courses in law and 16 courses in Psychological Science.
From your first few weeks as a law student you'll do practical courses and see what it's like to argue a case and provide legal advice. You ill gain valuable skills that you can apply in reasoning, reporting, analysis, negotiation, communication and advocacy to resolve complex legal problems.
Throughout your degree you will study core courses that teach you the fundamental legal concepts that underpin the Australian legal system. Courses such as torts, contracts, criminal law and constitutional law will give you a good understanding of basic legal principles.
Through practical learning experiences including mooting and witness examination and the opportunity to undertake placement in a professional setting, you will be prepared for legal practice upon graduation.
Which department am I in? UniSA Business School
Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.
To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and
obtain a competitive ATAR, and
meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C-
Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:
Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, or
Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above, or
Qualify for Special Entry, or
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Diploma level or above, or
Complete a University Foundation Studies program
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 7.0; TOEFL iBT score of 94 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 600 with TWE of 5.0; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 186; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 65 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE6.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury
A$29,500.00 (US$ 23,075) per year
26 February 2018, 6 August 2018
University of South Australia City West Campus, 217-243 Hindley Street, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5000, ADELAIDE, Australia