Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

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

Combine an industry-leading legal education with thought-provoking investigative learning when you study Deakin’s Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws. Deakin Law School trains you in everything from torts to commercial law, while your arts degree offers a range of complementary specialisations, from criminology to sociology, politics and policy studies to media studies.  Graduating with two versatile degrees sets you up for a career without limitations.

Structure

40 credit points comprising 16 Arts and 24 Law units and one zero credit point academic integrity unit. 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

  • 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

Current or recent Year 12 If you are currently studying Year 12 in 2020 or completed Year 12 in 2018 or 2019 and have not attempted higher education or VET study since, your selection is based on the following: Prerequisite subjects 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. ATAR This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Higher education experience If you have undertaken at least one unit of higher education after secondary schooling, your selection is based on the criteria below.* VET education experience If you have undertaken at least one unit of Vocational Education and Training (VET) study after secondary school, your selection is based on the criteria below.* Work and life experience If you finished Year 12 more than three years ago or did not finish Year 12, your selection is based on the criteria below.* * Selection criteria This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Senior secondary prerequisite subjects 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, or Certificate IV: or higher, or concurrent Bachelor study. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Personal statement Applicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course. Learn more about the personal statement. STAT Multiple Choice Applicants who wish to use a general aptitude test for consideration for entry must complete the STAT (Multiple Choice). Learn more about the STAT Multiple Choice test. http://www.deakin.edu.au/students/faculties/buslaw/student-support/stat Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection. Our Admission Criteria and Selection Policy outlines the principles of selection.

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
  • ATAR: 91.15
No
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
Geelong Waterfront
  • ATAR: 85.2
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
Cloud(online)
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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