Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Balance industry-leading legal education with thought-provoking investigative learning when you study Deakin’s Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws. Deakin Law School teaches you everything from torts to commercial law, while your arts degree offers a range of complementary streams, from criminology to sociology, politics and policy studies to media studies.

Structure

  • 40 credit points total
  • 24 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws include:
  • 18 credit points of core units
  • 6 credit points of law elective units, including 1 credit point of an experiential unit from the WIL/Practical Elective units list
  • The 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Arts (A300) include:
  • Level 3 - at least 4 credit points
  • either two major sequences, or a major sequence and a minor sequence

Subjects

  • 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 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

Standard entry requirements

  • VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent.
  • Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course
  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement
  • For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Recognition

The law degree 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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood No information available No
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
Geelong Waterfront No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
Cloud(online) No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time : 10 years

Further information

Bachelor of Arts majors not available at all campuses.

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