Study at a top global law faculty

Learn from the brightest minds driven to improve justice for all and challenge the future of law and criminology.

Ranked 13th worldwide* and within the top 25 for employer reputation**, UNSW Law & Justice has been Australia’s leader in progressive legal education and research for over 50 years. 

We're also home to the highest-ranking criminology program in NSW** with an above world standard rating. Discover our range of study options and tackle tomorrow’s big challenges by immersing yourself in the real-world application of law and justice at a faculty that’s driven by an ethos of justice for all.

How to become a lawyer

Are you interested in pursuing a legal career? UNSW Law & Justice provides end-to-end legal education, offering all the qualifications you need to practice as a lawyer in Australia or overseas – no matter which path you choose to take. 

Kick start your future

Tackle tomorrow’s big challenges by immersing yourself in the real-world application of law and justice. Sharpen your mind by exploring complex ideas and learn from a faculty that’s driven by an ethos of justice for all. Practical experience is at the heart of our education, preparing you for a rewarding career in law and justice.  

International students

We attract students from all over the world with our strong international rankings, globalised curriculum, smaller class environment and innovative approach to law and justice education. Our purpose-built building includes a state-of-the-art law library and moot court to help you sharpen your research and courtroom skills. If you’re looking to gain an internationally recognised law or criminology degree from a top-15 global law school, we invite you to join us at UNSW Law & Justice.


We provide a variety of scholarships, prizes and awards to support you on your path to success at university. We offer scholarships for domestic and international students, including high school leavers, future students and current UNSW students. There are faculty and university-wide scholarships and awards available across our range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. 

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

We’re committed to increasing the number of Indigenous Law & Justice graduates and launching their world-changing careers. For more than 40 years, we have been working in partnership with Nura Gili Centre for Indigenous Programs to deliver pathway and enabling programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
**QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2023
***Excellence in Research for Australia 2018