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Why study with us?

  • The University of Sydney Law School is ranked 13th in the world in the QS World University Rankings for the discipline of law.

  • Our staff are acclaimed legal educators, world-renowned researchers and venerated practitioners.

Overview

The University of Sydney Law School's postgraduate program is one of the leading postgraduate coursework programs in law in Australia. It is a flexible and highly sought-after degree that caters specifically for the needs of the legal profession.

Our postgraduate coursework program is one of Australia's largest, with more than 120 units of study offered each year. We cater to more than 20 areas of specialisation as well as offering a number of specialised units of study, with units taught by our own experts as well as by international visitors.

If you are not ready to commit to undertaking a full award course but have an interest in studying our coursework units, you can start with enrolment in single units of study. On successful completion, you may apply for admission to a master’s degree or graduate diploma. Credit may be granted for relevant units of study previously completed. 

 

Subject areas
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Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status
The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

Your entry requirements

English language proficiency

Find out if you need to prove English language proficiency (depends on your country of origin and educational background).

For academic requirements check the ‘Admission requirements’ section on this page.

Your fee

How to apply

Applications are made directly to the University.

Semester 1 - 31 January of the same year. Semester 2 - 17 July of the same year. Applications for enrolment in the University of Sydney Law School intensive units will be accepted all year round from eligible applicants. We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate Scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the relevant website for details.

Starting date

Applications are made directly to the University.

Semester 1 - 31 January of the same year. Semester 2 - 30 June of the same year. We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements. Separate Scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the relevant website for details.

Starting date

What you'll study

Candidates may select from a wide range  of law specialist units on offer.

Units of Study

Admission requirement

Admission may be subject to completion of a law degree or equivalent qualification and/or fulfilment of prerequisites in previous study or your professional experience.

Career pathways & prospects

Domestic students

International students

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.