Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

This double degree gives students the opportunity to gain an understanding of the law as it applies to the arts. Students can specialise with an arts major, and select from a comprehensive range of law electives. The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is a recognised degree for admission as a lawyer throughout Australia. Whatever their field of interest, the LLB will equip students with the intellectual, critical and practical skills needed in the professional practice of law.

Structure

40 units equivalent. Attendance at on-campus workshops is a requirement of the Bachelor of Laws for both on-campus and online students.

Subjects

  • Law
  • Arts majors see Bachelor of Arts

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Or TAFE and VET Awards (Certificate III and above)
  • Or Undergraduate and Postgraduate study
  • Work experience (1 year full-time equivalent)
  • Recommended: any 2 units of English

Recognition

The Bachelor of Laws fulfils the academic requirements for admission to the legal profession in Australia.

Study pathways

Applicants who do not have the required entry mark are encouraged to apply for the Bachelor of Arts. If those students achieve the required grade point average during that course, they may then apply for transfer into the double degree.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast No
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
Online campus
  • ATAR: 80
No
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

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