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. 18 credit points of Law are core and 6 credit points are Law electives.

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:

Deakin's Bachelor of Laws 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 91.05 Yes Online 5 years
Burwood 91.05 Yes Full time 5 years
Burwood 91.05 Yes Part time 10 years
Waterfront 85.5 Yes Online 5 years
Waterfront 85.5 Yes Full time 5 years
Waterfront 85.5 Yes Part time 10 years

Deakin University has five campuses, one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria. Deakin’s fastest growing is the Cloud Campus where over 15,000 students study predominantly online. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. 

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 is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. 

With 56 000 students it is one of Australia’s largest universities. The university has a large, diverse student body, with many mature age and part-time students, a high proportion of international students and others from regional areas. It engages students from non-traditional student groups through flexible learning modes and comprehensive transition programs, as well as community-based education.

Deakin’s four faculties offer courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, allied health, psychology and teaching. The university provides a broad range of double degrees, offering combinations such as nursing with midwifery, health sciences with information systems, and criminology with psychological science.

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