Overview

This double degree draws together the perspectives of four crucial academic disciplines to address contemporary national and global issues, such as justice, inequality and climate change. This degree will open doors to equip you with a powerful combination of intellectual tools to understand and act in the world.

Alongside courses from the disciplines of Politics & International Relations, Philosophy, and Economics, the UNSW PPE degree explores the synergies and tensions between these fields, and trains you to assesses their relevance in meeting humanity's most difficult challenges.

Your Law degree will complement your UNSW PPE degree as you develop a thorough understanding of legal frameworks, processes and systems alongside a wide range of experiential learning opportunities. You’ll gain exceptional skills that stand out to employers with practical experience including mooting, an internship or clinical program, or international exchange.

Program Code

4797

UAC Code

426000

CRICOS Code

099869F

Total units of credit (UOC)

288

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

18

Why choose this degree?

Studying law opens the door to countless opportunities, inside and outside the legal profession. UNSW Law instils the values, skills and qualities you’ll need to become a qualified legal practitioner with a strong sense of community and social justice. Employers seek our graduates for their critical thinking and analytical skills. We teach our students to think outside the box, so when it comes to your career, there will be many options available to you.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

By combining your PPE degree with Law, you’ll be well-equipped for a global career in politics and public policy development, including the highest reaches of government and the public service, as well as in consultancy, research firms, international organisations, advocacy organisations, NGOs and the legal profession.

Accreditation / Professional Recognition

Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW)

Assumed Knowledge

For Bachelor of Laws: None. Non-law degree: Refer to the relevant non-law degree entry

Entry requirements

2020 Lowest Selection Rank 1

ATAR + LAT

2021 Guaranteed Entry 2

N/A

2020 A levels 3

ATAR + LAT

2020 IB Diploma 4

ATAR + LAT

2020 Lowest ATAR 5

88.15

1. 2020 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2020 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2020.

2. 2021 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

3. 2020 A levels

The 2020 A levels score is based on four Advanced Level (A2) subject. Entry scores are calculated from the best three or four A2 subjects (excluding repeated subjects) using the following values: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. At most one Applied A Level subject may be included in the best four subjects used to calculate the aggregate.

4. 2020 IB Diploma

The 2020 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2020. It is to be used as a guide only.

5. 2020 Lowest ATAR

The 2020 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

Additional selection criteria

All domestic applicants*^ who wish to study an undergraduate Law double degree at UNSW need to sit the Law Admission Test (LAT).

This includes:

  • Those enrolled in their final year of secondary schooling (Year 12 HSC or equivalent)
  • Those who have already completed their secondary schooling (e.g. those on a gap year)
  • Those who are currently studying at another university and wish to apply to transfer to Law
  • Year 11 students who wish to sit the LAT prior to their HSC year (LAT results are valid for two years)

*Domestic applicants include Australian citizens and permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens.

^Indigenous students undertaking the Pre-Law Program at UNSW are not required to sit the LAT as they are assessed under multiple criteria in the Pre-Law Program. For more information about the Pre-Law Program, visit Nura Gili or contact Jeni Engel (Director of Indigenous Legal Education at UNSW Law).

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the Apply section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

Apply

Fees

2020 Indicative First Year Fee

$8,920*

Commonwealth Supported Place multiple Student Contribution Bands may apply for this double degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included.

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