Bachelor of Arts - Psychology / Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
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Year 12 or equivalent
This combined degree allows students to complete two Bachelor programs in five years of full-time study. The Bachelor of Laws qualifies graduates for admission to legal practice. The Bachelor of Arts - Psychology covers a broad range of topics including personality, perception, neuroscience, learning, biopsychology, social and personality psychology, organisational psychology, developmental psychology, neuropsychology and cognitive processes. Students applying for the fourth year must meet the entry requirements.
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Bachelor Degree (Pass)
- Full-time internal = 5 years
- Part-time internal = 10 years
120 credit points; minimum 90 credit points at 200 level or above; minimum 54 credit points at 300 level or above; minimum 72 credit points with a LAW prefix
Year 12 or equivalent
Eligible students may meet the requirements for transfer to the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) with the degree of Bachelor of Laws program subject to meeting transfer criteria. Entry to the fourth year honours program is subject to meeting admission requirements. Admission to the honours years will require a weighted average SNG (Standard Numerical Grade) of 70 over all Psychology units and a weighted average SNG of 75 over all 300 level Psychology units and a minimum of 72 credit points. Applicants to the fourth year honours program who do not meet these requirements may also be considered on an individual basis.
Graduates can pursue careers where their psychology studies allow them to specialise in their work as legal practitioners (barristers or solicitors), legal officers in public or private sectors, and legal academia.
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Life after Study
Lawyers provide advice, write documents and conduct negotiations on legal matters, and may represent clients in court and tribunal proceedings. They are described as solicitors or barristers, depending on the work they do.
Psychologists study human behaviour and the processes associated with how people think and feel, conduct research and provide treatment and counselling in order to reduce distress and behavioural and psychological problems. They promote mental health and positive behaviour in individuals and groups. Psychologists work on a broad range of issues with clients, including children, adults, couples, families and organisations.