Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Law

Deakin University

This combined course balances industry-leading legal education with thought-provoking investigative learning. The law degree teaches students everything from torts to commercial law, while the arts degree offers a range of complementary streams, from criminology to sociology, politics and policy studies to media studies

Course Fee:


International: $180,000

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 77.2 Yes Full time 5 years
Burwood 77.2 Yes Part time 10 years
Waterfront 77.2 Yes Online 5 years
Waterfront 77.2 Yes Part time 10 years
Waterfront 77.2 Yes Full time 5 years
Burwood 77.2 Yes Online 5 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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