Bachelor of - / Juris Doctor - Flexible Vertical Double Degree

Australian National University ANU

In a Flexible Vertical Double Degree program, students can combine a Bachelor degree and a Master degree from related disciplines for depth of knowledge and specialist skills; or combine degrees from different disciplines for breadth and transferrable skills. In this option students can combine a selection of ANU bachelor degrees (see with the Juris Doctor, the graduate law degree. If students have just fallen short of the marks they needed to study undergraduate Law at ANU, a Flexible Vertical Double Degree gives them another pathway to realising their dream.

Course Fee:

International: $136,800

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; there may be prerequisites or levels of assumed knowledge for individual subjects for entry to the Bachelor degree. Students must reach a specified GPA in their bachelor studies to be eligible to transition into the masters component of the flexible vertical double degree.


If students study an eligible Bachelor degree program at ANU, they can opt-in to a Flexible Vertical Double Degree program straight after they enrol, or up until they have completed 72 units of study. Maintain the required Grade Point Average, and students will transition into the initial Masters courses of their study program having completed 96 units of their bachelor degree.

Subjects you can Study:

Students must take one of the following Bachelor degrees: Archaeological Practice; Art History & Curatorship; Arts; Asian Studies; Classical Studies; Criminology; Development Studies; European Studies; Health Science; International Relations; International Security Studies; Music; Policy Studies; Political Science; Politics, Philosophy & Economics; Visual Arts, and then opt-in to a Juris Doctor

Study Pathways:

Credit may be granted for equivalent studies as appropriate from other universities or TAFEs for the Bachelor component of the program.

Further information:

To find out more about this vertical double degree program, please visit: Progression to the Juris Doctor is subject to meeting the minimum progression requirements. Please note: subjects taken in the Bachelor degree are CSP; subjects undertaken in the Juris Doctor are fee-paying.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Full time 5.5 years
Canberra No info No Part time

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