Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Law

Deakin University

In this combined Arts / Law program students can choose to study areas such as history, sociology, philosophy, politics and policy or literary studies in addition to studies in Law. Combining an Arts degree with a Law degree enhances students' understanding of the context in which the law operates.

Course Fee:


International: $169,000

Entry Requirements:

Students must meet the requirements for entry to both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws. Year 12 applicants must meet the prerequisite of Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English. Entry for non-school leavers will be based on STAT results, GPA from Bachelor level or postgraduate studies from courses undertaken. For information on the STAT please visit http://www.deakin.edu.au/students/faculties/buslaw/student-support/stat

Structure:

40 credit points comprising 16 Arts and 24 Law units. Of the Law units, 18 credit points are core units and 6 credit points are law elective units including 1 credit point of an experiential unit from the WIL/Practical Elective units list.

Subjects you can Study:

Advertising; Anthropology; Arabic; Buddhist Studies; Children's literature; Chinese; Creative writing; Criminology; Design; Digital media; Drama; Education; Film, television and animation; Gender and sexuality studies; Geography and society; History; Indonesian; International politics; International relations; Islamic Studies; Journalism; Language and culture studies; Law; Literary studies; Media studies; Middle East studies; Philosophy; Photography; Politics and policy studies; Professional experience and practice; Public relations; Religious Studies; Sociology; Spanish; Sport and society; Sustainability and society; Visual arts

Further information:

BA majors not available at all campuses.

Recognition:

This course is designed to satisfy the university component of the requirements to become an Australian Lawyer set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB). In addition to completing an approved LLB degree, a person seeking entry is required to work for one year as a legal trainee, or to undertake a practical legal training (PLT) course.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 91.5 Yes Online 5 years
Burwood 91.5 Yes Full time 5 years
Burwood 91.5 Yes Part time 10 years
Waterfront 85.4 Yes Online 5 years
Waterfront 85.4 Yes Full time 5 years
Waterfront 85.4 Yes Part time 10 years

Deakin’s course curriculum integrates real-world expertise with practical skills to give students a competitive edge. More than 58,000 students have chosen Deakin for its industry-aligned courses, teachers that are leaders in their field, flexible study options on campus and online, leading edge facilities and proven record of scientific achievements. 

Deakin’s internationally recognised quality of research and teaching puts it in the top two per cent of the world’s universities (Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education, QS World University Rankings). Deakin is also number one for student satisfaction in Victoria (2016 Student Experience Survey). 

Deakin is one of Australia’s largest universities, with over 40 years of experience as a leading tertiary education provider. Its five campuses include one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria, plus 15,000 students that study predominantly online via Deakin’s Cloud Campus. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. 

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin has a large, diverse student body, with many mature age and part-time students, as well as many international students and students from regional areas. 

Deakin’s four faculties offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, psychology, business, law, medicine, engineering, nursing, allied health, information technology and teaching. 

 

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