Study at a top global law faculty

Learn from the brightest minds driven to improve justice for all and challenge the future of law and criminology.

Students & Academics at  Law on October 20, 2015. Photo by Anna Kucera

Ranked 12th worldwide* and 1st in Australia for employer reputation**, Law & Justice has been Australia’s leader in progressive legal education and research for over 50 years. 

We're also home to the highest-ranking criminology program in NSW** with an above world standard rating. Discover our range of study options and tackle tomorrow’s big challenges by immersing yourself in the real-world application of law and justice at a faculty that’s driven by an ethos of justice for all.

How to become a lawyer

Are you interested in pursuing a legal career? Law & Justice provides end-to-end legal education, offering all the qualifications you need to practice as a lawyer in Australia or overseas – no matter which path you choose to take. 

Kick start your future

Tackle tomorrow’s big challenges by immersing yourself in the real-world application of law and justice. Sharpen your mind by exploring complex ideas and learn from a faculty that’s driven by an ethos of justice for all. Practical experience is at the heart of our education, preparing you for a rewarding career in law and justice.  

International students

We attract students from all over the world with our strong international rankings, globalised curriculum, smaller class environment and innovative approach to law and justice education. Our purpose-built building includes a state-of-the-art law library and moot court to help you sharpen your research and courtroom skills. If you’re looking to gain an internationally recognised law or criminology degree from a top-15 global law school, we invite you to join us at Law & Justice.

Scholarships

We provide a variety of scholarships, prizes and awards to support you on your path to success at university. We offer scholarships for domestic and international students, including high school leavers, future students and current students. There are faculty and university-wide scholarships and awards available across our range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. 

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

We’re committed to increasing the number of Indigenous Law & Justice graduates and launching their world-changing careers. 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.

Discover

What sets us apart
Study at a Group of Eight (Go8) university that has the highest quality teaching among Australia’s research-intensive law faculties and schools. We’re ranked 16th in the world for employer reputation***.
Our thought leaders
Our researchers are making an impact by driving law and policy reform, finding solutions to real-world issues and improving access to justice. We influence debate, shape policy and drive innovation on a local and global scale.
Your experience
We’re here to help you make the most of the student experience. Apply what you learn in the classroom to real-life practice with our extensive range of clinics and internships. Make new friends and expand your professional network through our student societies.

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