What is it?
Macquarie’s Pre-Law Pathway is the alternative avenue for those looking to transfer into law from a non-law degree. It allows you to undertake introductory law units as a pathway to the Bachelor of Laws from a Macquarie non-law degree.
Who you are
If you’ve been admitted to a non-law degree at Macquarie University, you can apply for admission to the Pre-Law Pathway prior to your first session of studies, if you meet the following criteria:
- Completed your HSC in 2016.
- Starting at Macquarie in 2017 – accepted an approved single degree (eg. Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Social Science, or Bachelor of Psychology).
- Attained an ATAR of 93+ (minimum ATAR to be established each year) – bonus points can contribute towards this ATAR requirement.
Are you a Macquarie student currently enrolled in a non-law degree? See Pre-law Pathway information for current students.
How do I apply?
To apply you will need to have your preferred Macquarie non-law degree as a preference in your UAC application. After you have been offered and accepted a place in a non-law degree, you can apply directly to Macquarie Law School for the Pre-Law Pathway.
Applications for Session 1, 2017 entry are now closed.
After you apply
You will study LAW 115 Foundations of Law in your first Session, followed by:
- LAWS104 – Contracts
- LAWS108 – Law, Lawyers and Society
- LAW109 – Criminal Justice
After completing all four units, you can apply for a course transfer into a Double Degree with Bachelor of Laws or a Single Bachelor of Laws.
You can lodge your questions at ask.mq.edu.au.