Make your impact on justice

Take your first step to a career in law or criminology with an undergraduate degree at Sydney's top-ranked law faculty*.

UNSW Law & Justice Undergraduate
UNSW Law & Justice is ranked 12th Law Faculty in the world* and has the highest-ranked criminology program in NSW**.

Immerse yourself in the practical application of law and justice to tackle tomorrow’s big challenges. Sharpen your mind with complex ideas from a law faculty that’s driven by an ethos of justice for all.

Your journey starts here

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Develop the values, legal skills and qualities you’ll need to become a qualified legal practitioner. Our double degree builds competence within the legal profession and another field of your choice.

Bachelor of Criminology & Criminal Justice

What makes a criminal? How are crimes measured and justice decided? Explore the complex dynamics of criminality within our society.

Law Admission Test (LAT)

All Australian students who wish to study our Bachelor of Laws program are required to sit the LAT – an aptitude test that will be assessed alongside your ATAR.

The UNSW Law & Justice difference

Build confidence in your ideas, sharpen your mind, develop close-knit relationships and gain professional knowledge. You’ll enjoy an active, rewarding experience during your studies. 

Careers service

Secure a rewarding job at the end of your studies with support from our dedicated Law & Justice Careers Service.


Embody our ethos of justice for all and gain insight into the criminal justice system through real-world experience.

Student clubs & societies

Form new friendships, excel in your studies, develop professional skills and pursue your passion for social justice in our law and criminology societies.

Peer mentoring

Develop academic ways of understanding legal concepts and dispute resolution skills with support from student mentors and tutors.

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

We are committed to increasing the number of First Nations Law & Justice graduates. 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. Your world-changing career in law or criminology could begin with one of our preparatory programs.


Achieve your full potential with a UNSW Law & Justice scholarship. We offer faculty and university-wide scholarships for domestic and international students across our range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Our awards and grants reward excellence, and encourage international mobility, diversity and equity.  


From social clubs to the classroom, uncover your strengths through life-changing experiences. 

Your guide to undergraduate life

The world is changing, and now more than ever, it needs people who want to make a difference. Choosing the right degree starts here.

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Shape your experience

We’ll encourage you to learn and grow at UNSW and help you make your impact.

Step outside the classroom

Immerse yourself in experiential learning opportunities, including exchange and international courses, internships, clinics and moot courtroom, most of which are credited towards your degree.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2024 
**Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018