This double degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to work in emerging areas that require an understanding of the law, social work theory and practice, social and behavioural sciences, community, family law and human relationships.
The Social Work (Honours) degree includes studies in social work practice, social and behavioural sciences, and contextual studies. The degree includes courses that build research skills, including research design and methodology, and you’ll complete a piece of independent or directed research as part of the Honours requirement.
UNSW Law graduates 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.
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 StructureDegree Handbook
• Government adviser
• Public policy adviser
• Consumer protection lawyer
• Child and family law specialist
• Human rights lawyer
Accreditation / Professional Recognition
Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW)
Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
For Bachelor of Laws: None. Non-law degree: Refer to the relevant non-law degree entry