Bachelor of Criminology & Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Laws | Law

Bachelor of Criminology & Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Laws

Program code: 
UAC code: 
426000 (CSP)
5 years full time
Additional entry requirements: 
Law Admission Test
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Program overview

This dual degree challenges you to understand Australian and international legal systems, the social impact of crime and society’s response to criminal behaviour. You’ll study a comprehensive Law degree with a range of opportunities to gain practical experience in criminal law.

You can undertake an internship at a local court or work on a real case at the Law School’s in-house legal centre. In Criminology you will study contemporary social problems like drug addiction, juvenile justice, offending and victimisation.

Criminology & Criminal Justice/Law is jointly offered by UNSW Law and UNSW Arts & Social Sciences.


Career opportunities exist with criminal justice agencies such as the Attorney-General’s Department, Police, Prisons, Customs, ASIO, Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts, Australian Bureau of Statistics, and practising as a criminal barrister.


Accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).