Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Laws | Law

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Laws

Program code: 
3765
UAC code: 
426000 (CSP)
Duration: 
6.5 years full time
Additional entry requirements: 
Law Admission Test
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Program overview

This dual degree allows you to gain professional qualifications in both Engineering and Law.

The program is suited to legal practitioners who may wish to add a strong technical dimension to their training or potential engineers who wish to become more aware of the 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.

In Law you will study areas critical to your engineering practice like intellectual property, contracts and litigation, making you highly sought after by employers. In Engineering you can specialise in one of eighteen areas of engineering from the traditional areas such as construction and civil engineering to rapidly expanding fields like photovoltaics and solar energy engineering.

Engineering/Law is jointly offered by UNSW Law and UNSW Engineering.

Careers

Employment opportunities exist with legal firms and with national and multinational engineering and construction corporations.

Accreditation

Accredited by Engineering Australia and the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).