The latest QS World University's Top 100 Australian Universities for Law major

University of Melbourne
University of Sydney
University of New South Wales
Australian National University
Monash University
University of Queensland
Top 0
University of Western Australia
Top 0
University of Technology Sydney

Course Length

Bachelor 3-5 years
Master 1-2 years

Intake Date

February, July (some universities open the 3rd semester)

Entry Requirements

IELTS 6.5 – 7 or equivalent approved English test

Bachelor: Completed Gao San/Gao Kao, Foundation, or Diploma

Master: A bachelor’s degree (equivalent to an Australian undergraduate degree) in any disciplines. Some universities require relevant undergraduate professional background or relevant work experience. Bridge courses are available.

Career Direction

Solicitor, trial lawyer, government lawyer, legal aid work/community law center, civil litigation, special lawyers such as commercial law, criminal law, family law, personal injury, property law, tax law, wills and inheritance etc.

Immigration Advice

Graduates from Bachelor/Master degree can apply minimum 2 years of Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485) (Post-Study Work stream). Lawyer is on the skilled occupations list.

Recommended Universities and Courses


Bond – Juris Doctor

Recommend Reason

It has 3 intakes per year, accelerated program, finish course within 2 years (one and only in Australia), reginal area study is helpful for immigration.

+PLT Bachelor of Law/JD + GC in Legal Practice

UTS – Bachelor of Law/Juris Doctor + GC in Professional Legal Practice
UoN – Bachelor of Law/Juris Doctor + GD in Legal Practice

Recommend Reason

Graduates can register solicitor straight away after graduation.

Master of Business Law

UOM – Master of Banking and Finance Law

USYD – Master of Business Law

UNSW – Master of Law

Recommend Reason

Top 3 in Australia, Top 15 in the world. Study can finish in one year. The best add value course for personal development.