Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Laws | Law

Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Laws

Program code: 
UAC code: 
426050 (CSP)
6 years full time
Additional entry requirements: 
Law Admission Test
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Program overview

This dual degree provides an opportunity to obtain two degrees of importance to musically gifted and talented students wishing to explore the connections between music and law. The law courses satisfy the requirements for the award of the professional Law degree while the music courses offer intensive pre-professional training in musicology, music theory, performance and composition as well as one of four music streams: Music Creative Practice, Music Inquiry, Sonic Arts and Music Pedagogy. All streams are supported by a variety of large and small, western and non-western music ensembles as well as extensive opportunities for developing musicianship skills.

Admission to this dual degree program is also subject to a satisfactory music audition and an acceptable level of attainment in year 12 music studies or equivalent.

Music/Law is jointly offered by UNSW Law and UNSW Arts & Social Sciences.

Please also note that 4774 Music/Law has a different UAC code to other Law dual degrees as students are required to sit an audition for the Music component. The Music/Law UAC code is 426050

Honours in Bachelor of Music
High achieving students with a minimum WAM of 70 in Music courses, at the completion of all requriements for levels 1-3 of the Music program may apply to transfer to the Bachelor of Music (Honours)/Bachelor of Laws.

Bachelor of Music (Honours) program 4779 .


Graduates can find themselves in a wide range of careers, including working for large national and international law firms, music and entertainment law or audio-visual production industries.


Accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW).