Overview

Combining skills in a range of computer-based systems with domestic and international legal knowledge, this dual degree will stretch your curiosity and creativity, and broaden your career prospects.

The Law degree aims to develop graduates who have excellent analytical skills, a capacity for scholarly research, effective oral and written communication skills, and a commitment to personal and professional development, ethical practice and social responsibility.

You’ll develop legal knowledge in a range of areas critical to the technology industry, including intellectual property, contracts, dispute resolution and litigation.

In addition, your computer science studies will focus on the design, development and application of hardware and software tools used in the development of computer applications.

Program Code

3786

UAC Code

426000

CRICOS Code

070768E

Total units of credit (UOC)

240

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

12

Why choose this degree?

The UNSW School of Law instils in students the values, skills and qualities necessary to become qualified legal practitioners with a strong sense of citizenship, community and social justice.

Majors

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Law

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Intellectual property law
  • Computer forensics
  • Information technology
  • Internet and cyberspace law

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics Extension 1

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank

ATAR + LAT

2019 Guaranteed Entry

N/A

2018 A Levels

A Levels + LAT

2018 IB Diploma

IB Diploma + LAT

2018 QLD OP

OP + LAT

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) *Australian citizens and permanent residents 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, permanent residents 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.

Please see this degree's Additional Selection Criteria and ensure you also complete these requirements.

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.

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