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This Handbook is for commencing students. If you commenced in a prior year please refer to the Online Handbook in the year you started your Law degree or contact the Faculty of Law for advice.

The program is intended for potential engineers who wish to become more aware of legal and social aspects of the engineering profession, and skilled in technical management, or potential legal practitioners who wish to add a strong technical dimension to their education and training.

Duration/Award
This is normally a six and a half year full-time concurrent degree program leading to the award of the two degrees of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Laws (BE(Hons)/LLB).
Campus

Kensington

Study Level

Undergraduate

Typical duration

6.7 Years

Intake Period

Term 1

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit

312

Award(s)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BE (Hons)

Bachelor of Laws - LLB

UAC Code

426000

CRICOS Code

074890D

Stand Alone Programs

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Double Degree Structure

Students must complete 312 UOC.

1. Law compulsory courses - 96 UOC
2. Law prescribed course - 6 UOC
3. Law elective courses - 42 UOC
4. Engineering courses - 168 UOC

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Law Electives

4701 - Law

Law Electives description.

Students must complete 42 UOC of Law Electives.

Note: With the permission of the Director of Undergraduate Studies and the course teacher, undergraduate students may enrol in one or more Postgraduate courses, in a select list of approved Postgraduate Electives. Not more than half the students' total elective courses may be taken from the postgraduate offerings.

Industrial Experience Requirement

3707 - Engineering (Honours)

Students must each complete at least 60 days approved industrial training concurrent with enrolment in the program.

Nura Gili Pre-Law Program

4701 - Law

Indigenous students who have entered the Bachelor of Law program through the Nura Gili Pre-Law program must complete the following two courses (6 UOC):
- LAWS1213 Foundations Enrichment 1 (3 UOC)
- LAWS1214 Foundations Enrichment 2 (3 UOC)
These courses are taken in place of 6 UOC of electives and are not available to other students.

Program Fees

At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following:

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