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Degree Structure and Course Progression

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Degree Structure

The compulsory curriculum in the Bachelor of Laws degree was reviewed in 2018 and students from 2019 will be required to complete 15 compulsory units and 14 elective units + 3 Business electives to complete the degree program. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with TOP's RPL policy and procedure, and LLB RPL guidelines

The 15 compulsory units include the Priestley 11and units required for practice and registration in NSW. Each semester a range of elective units are also offered to complement the areas of knowledge and legal skills gained in compulsory units.


Fully Accredited Degree

The program of Sydney City School of Law is fully accredited by the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and the NSW Legal Practice Admissions Board.


Course Progression for students admitted to the program before 2019

 * Note: Each unit (core and elective) is worth 6 UOC

   Semester 1 Semester 2 Units of Credit (UOC)
Year 1 

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
Year 2

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
Year 3

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
Year 4           

Total UOC: 24

  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

Total UOC: 24

48 
 TOTAL:  192

*** Exit LLB with Practical Legal Training option in another institution


Course Progression for students admitted to the program without a Bachelor or higher degree from 2019

   Semester 1 Semester 2 Units of Credit (UOC)
Year 1 

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
Year 2

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
Year 3

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
Year 4           

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48 
 TOTAL:  192

Course Progression for students admitted to the program with a Bachelor or higher degree from 2019

Students are advised to complete their units in the correct sequence as outlined below in the progression table: 

   Semester 1 Semester 2 Units of Credit (UOC)
Year 1 

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
Year 2

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
Year 3

Total UOC: 24

Total UOC: 24

48
 TOTAL:  144

Revisions to Course Codes and Names effective from semester 2, 2019

Previous Unit Code  Unit Name  New Unit Code  New Unit Name Where Applicable
 TL10001  Law and Society  TLLB101  Legal Process
 TL10002  Legal Method and Research  TLLB102  Legal Method
 TL10003  Law of Contractual Obligations  TLLB105  Contract Law
 TL10004  Principles of Criminal Law & Procedure  TLLB104  Criminal Law & Procedure
 TL10005  Principles of Tort Law  TLLB103  Tort Law
 TL10006  Property Law  TLLB207  
 TL20007  Public Law  TLLB106  Introduction to Public Law
 TL20008  Administrative Law  TLLB415  
 TL20010  Constitutional Law  TLLB414  
 TL20011  Corporations Law  TLLB312  
 TL20012  Commercial Law  TLLB313  
 TL20013  Equity & Trusts  TLLB211  
 TL30014  Evidence Law  TLLB210  
 TL30015  Ethics & Professional Conduct  TLLB209  
 TL40016  Principles of Civil Litigation  TLLB208  Civil Dispute Resolution

Electives 

Elective units may be chosen to complement or supplement areas of compulsory legal knowledge.
Elective units may vary according to the course review.