• This information is for domestic prospective students. View "Admission schemes" for more information.


Undergraduate Law Admission Scheme


This scheme supports eligible applicants from educationally disadvantaged and/or culturally diverse backgrounds, who achieve a minimum QTAC selection rank of 90, in applying for entry to the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and dual programs.

    Who is eligible

    The scheme is open to Australian citizens, or humanitarian visa holders, who are currently in Year 12 (or taking a gap year) and haven't previously studied at university (bachelor level or above).

    To be eligible for the admission scheme, you will need to either:

    • have experienced educational disruption or financial hardship during your schooling,
    • be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person,
    • be the first in your immediate family to attend university,
    • be from a rural background, or
    • be a holder of a humanitarian visa.

    In addition you must also:

    • meet the prerequisites for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program, and
    • achieve a minimum QTAC selection rank of 90 (excluding adjustments).

    How to apply

    To successfully apply for the scheme, you must follow three steps:

    1. Apply for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) through QTAC (or a law dual degree) as a first or second preference.
    2. Apply for QTAC's Educational Access Scheme.
    3. Send an online Admission Scheme application to UQ.

    Applications for 2020 open on 5 August 2019 and close at 11.59pm AEST on 15 November 2019.

    Other scholarships

    We also encourage you to apply for the TC Beirne School of Law Leadership, Excellence and Diversity Scholarship. The scholarship offers:

    • $8,000 per year for up to five years to help with living and study expenses
    • a dedicated academic mentor
    • a support network through non-residential membership of a UQ college
    • priority access to internships and career planning assistance.

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