Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

University of Wollongong

A Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws from UOW equips graduates with a comprehensive legal education: a world-class degree that provides a thorough grounding in the law, as well as a real-world focus on the essential practical skills and the social and ethical context in which the law operates. Combining Law with a UOW Arts degree adds flexibility and versatility to your studies. At UOW, we believe that practical experience is a vital part of our students' legal training. We are the only law school in New South Wales that requires students to complete a legal internship, providing highly valued industry experience. We are committed to social justice and providing a legal education that engages with the complexities of law's intersection with society. This double degree delivers a practical and contextual legal education that prepares graduates not only for traditional careers in the legal profession but also for a wide range of careers in government, business and community organisations - as leaders, innovators and problem solvers. A Bachelor of Laws from UOW provides graduates with the knowledge and skills to pursue a multitude of career options. You will study compulsory Law subjects and electives, plus at least 90 credit points from the Arts schedule. The Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws covers the prescribed areas of knowledge for future admission to the profession, as well as including a choice of electives. Additionally, an integrated skills program equips graduates with experience in areas such as legal research, interviewing, legal drafting, advocacy and negotiation. Opportunities also exist to undertake subjects by way of international exchange. Students select subjects with origins in the humanities including history, languages and philosophy, as well as subjects within the disciplines of social sciences including cultural studies, sociology and politics. Students also have the ability to take this degree in a creative direction, such as creative writing and photography.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Wollongong
Institution CRICOS: 00102E

Subjects

  • Arts majors: Archaeology and ancient history
  • Community culture and environment
  • Creative writing
  • Cultural studies
  • English literatures
  • Environmental humanities
  • French
  • History
  • Indigenous studies
  • International relations
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Laws
  • Mandarin for non-Chinese background students
  • Mandarin for character background students
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Politics
  • Science and technology studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Writing and English literatures

UOW focuses on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.  At this university you will have the support you need to do your best.  There is a comprehensive range of services for learning support and wellbeing.  UOW is a top ranked Australian university for student experience, with five stars for “Student Support” and “Teaching Quality” in the 2018 Good Universities Guide.  The University’s commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace; for the tenth year in a row UOW is ranked by employers in the top 1% of universities in the world. (QS World University Rankings Graduate Employers survey, 2018)  

Study in Wollongong

The City of Wollongong is one of Australia’s most beautiful cities.  It’s located just 90 minutes south of Sydney – close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney CBD, but without the crowds, pollution and expense of a big city. The UOW Wollongong campus lies between green mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering you a quality of life that’s hard to beat. It’s an ideal learning environment and there are also plenty of exciting activities to keep you entertained when you are not studying.

The University offers a range of flexible and affordable accommodation options for international students both on-campus and nearby. And you can’t beat Wollongong for getting around! The “Gong Shuttle” buses provide regular, free transport to the uni and around the City of Wollongong 7 days a week.

There are over 125 student clubs and societies on campus to enhance students’ personal, social and academic development, including UOW’s Vietnamese Student Association.  Other popular groups on campus for Vietnamese students include International Student Programs, incorporating English conversation groups, social events and sightseeing trips, and social sport, using UOW’s fabulous sporting facilities to reduce stress and stay healthy.

Wollongong campus study areas

Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees are offered in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Engineering & Information Sciences
  • Law, Humanities & the Arts
  • Science, Medicine & Health
  • Social Sciences

Study in Sydney

In addition to its original Wollongong campus, UOW offers some of its most popular Business programs in downtown Sydney.  The Sydney campus is just minutes’ walk from Sydney Harbour and the famous Opera House.  It is a welcoming place to study and provides access to the latest technology, learning development mentors and workshops, student counsellors and networking events.

Sydney campus study areas

Master programs in Business.  

Study in South Western Sydney

UOW South Western Sydney offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that meet the demands of Sydney’s rapidly expanding South West. 

South Western Sydney study areas

Arts, Business, IT, Health Management and Double Degrees in Arts/Law and Business/Law 

UOW College

Located on the Main Wollongong campus, UOW College offers a range of quality English language and academic pathway (Foundation, Diploma) courses. 

Phone: +61 2 4221 3218 

Email: futurestudents@uow.edu.au

Address: Future Students, University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia

Web: www.uow.edu.au/future/international/vietnam

UOW CRICOS: 00102E; UOW College CRICOS 02723D

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