University of Sydney Handbooks - 2021 Archive

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Law (Combined degree)

Note: These units of study are ONLY available to students enrolled in the combined Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (first three years).

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.

The University of Sydney Law School Undergraduate Table

All students enrolled in this combined Law degree must complete their Law units of study in a yearly sequence for the first three years as outlined in the table below.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session


Year 1

Foundations of Law
6    N LAWS5000
Semester 1
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS5001
Semester 2
Legal Research
   N LAWS1013 or LAWS1019
Semester 1
Semester 2

Year 2

Civil and Criminal Procedure
6    P LAWS1006 and LAWS1012
N LAWS5003
Semester 1
Semester 1
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS5002
Semester 1
Criminal Law
6    P LAWS1006 and LAWS1014
N LAWS5004
Semester 2

Year 3

Torts and Contracts II
6    P LAWS1012 and LAWS1015
N LAWS5006
Semester 2
Semester 2
Public Law
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS5007
Semester 2
Public International Law
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS5005
Semester 1

Details on years four and five of the Bachelor of Laws (once the Bachelor of Commerce component is completed), please refer to the Sydney Law School handbook.