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Be a part of a dynamic community at Australia’s national law school. You will learn from some of the world’s top researchers and have access to unique advantages due to the ANU College of Law’s close proximity to key lawmaking and political institutions.

International Students Orientation Program

The International Students Orientation Program consists of a series of visits to various key sites and landmarks in Canberra and on-campus sessions to introduce international and inbound exchange students to Australian institutions that are relevant to the study of law.

The program runs throughout the year. A bus will be provided to transport participants to off-campus locations, except to the ACT Supreme Court where we will walk across campus.

Reasons to study with us

#18 in the world for law by the Times Higher Education Rankings (2023)

Five-star maximum rating for law and legal studies research 2022 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings

#2 in Australia for law by the Times Higher Education Rankings (2023)

Unrivalled access to jurists nationwide through our Visiting Judges Program


How do I apply for my degree program?

  1. Submit your application through our online application portal. Simply search for your preferred program here and click Apply.
  2. To find out if additional requirements apply, search our Programs and Courses catalogue.
  3. You can only apply for a single program, so check our programs and courses catalogue to choose the best degree for you.
  4. To be considered for an offer, you must meet the prerequisite and cognate requirements for your preferred program, as well as the English language requirements.
  5. Your application will be ranked against other candidates applying for the same program. Learn more about the ANU assessment process.
  6. If you are completing an Australian Year 12, the International Baccalaureate or the NCEA Level 3, you should submit your application through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). You can find a full list of ANU undergraduate programs and application deadlines on the UAC website.
    • ANU participates in UAC offer rounds throughout the year in September, October, November, December and January.
    • UAC application fees apply. You will need to pay the application fee to UAC and the amount will depend on when you apply to ANU. You can find more information about the UAC application fees here.

How can I apply for a scholarship?

Information on scholarship opportunities offered by the ANU is available at ANU Scholarship webpage. There are a range of scholarships on offer please check condition of award for each scholarship for eligibility. Domestic undergraduate students submitting an application through the ANU Admissions, Scholarships and Accommodation (ASA) portal for 2020 no longer need to apply separately for scholarships.

What is a flexible double degree?

ANU has pioneered the Flexible Double Degree so you can satisfy your intellectual curiosity and tailor your studies to prepare for your dream career. You can study two degrees for a shorter duration. Find out more about the flexible double degrees offered at ANU.

What is a flexible vertical double degree?

A flexible vertical double degree allows you to combine a Bachelor and a Master degree in one study program. Unfer the flexible vertical degree, you can graduate with two qualifications. This vertical study program gives you credit for related areas of study, so you can save time (and money) when compared with studying a Bachelor degree and a Master degree separately. Find out more about our Vertical Double Degree programs.

I am an international student. How can I receive assistance to complete my application?

ANU has an extensive network of official agent representatives in more than 50 countries. Agents can help you with you enquiries and all aspects of your applications.

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Contact us if you’d like further information about the ANU College of Law or need help making a decision about where or how to study.

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