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Australian National University College of Law

Australian National Law School since its establishment was part of the Canberra University College in 1958. The College has been home to some of the world’s foremost legal academics and it counts a range of high profile Australians among its alumni of over 18,300. The ANU College of Law continues to perform strongly in global university rankings. In 2017, the College is ranked 16th in the world for law and legal studies by the QS World University Rankings.


Bachelor of Law (LL.B. Honours)

The ANU Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is an acknowledged world-class undergraduate degree.

As an ANU LL.B. Hons. student, one will study a range of compulsory courses in foundational areas such as public law, criminal law, contracts, evidence and litigation, and have the opportunity to choose from a rich selection of electives across a wide variety of topics, such as international law, environmental law, and human rights.

Single degree: 4 years full-time, up to 10 years part-time. Flexible Double Degrees: 5 years full-time, up to 11 years part-time.

Master of Law (LL.M.)

Designed to expand knowledge and develop expertise across a range of key areas of law, the ANU Master of Laws (LL.M.) is a globally recognised advanced law degree.

Allowing to build one’s own program of study by choosing from more than 80 different Masters courses. In addition, one can also undertake the ANU Master of Laws in one of the six specialist streams, including environmental law; government and regulation; international law; international security law; governance and development, and migration law.

Entry Requirements
Completion of a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree with a minimum average of at least 50 per cent; or completion of a non-law degree and the Graduate Certificate of Law with a minimum average of at least 50 per cent.


The Law Library provides a wide range of legal resources for staff and students of the Australian National University. The law collection includes statutes and case law from every Australian jurisdiction and selected overseas jurisdictions such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. It also has a wide range of textbooks and journals and a law reform commission collection.The major collection strengths of the Law Library are public and international law.

Law Library staff provides assistance with using specific legal databases. Classes on finding legal materials and using databases are delivered to all first and second year law students as part of their courses. Information Commons computers and printers are available in the Law Library. There are over 40 computers available for student use.


Australian National

University College of Law

5 Fellows Road

Acton ACT 2601

Ph.: +61 2 6125 3483

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