James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This joint degree qualifies students for admission to practise law in Queensland, and provides them with the analytic and communication strengths of the Bachelor of Arts.


120 credit points


  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Criminology
  • Design and creative arts
  • English
  • History
  • Human geography
  • Human services
  • Indigenous studies
  • Languages
  • Law
  • Multimedia journalism and writing
  • Politics and international relations
  • Psychology studies
  • Sociology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4,C)


Legal Practitioners Admissions Board (LPAB) and Chief Justice.

Study pathways

Bachelor of Arts with Honours or Bachelor of Laws with Honours is available to students who meet the stated criteria. Both can be studied full-time or part-time.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $161,400
  • ATAR: 71.85
  • Full-time : 5
  • Part-time : 10
JCU Townsville International: $161,400
  • ATAR: 69.4
  • Full-time : 5
  • Part-time : 10

Further information

Not all majors available in Cairns, Not all subjects in all majors are available internally. International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than one third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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