The University of Notre Dame Australia

Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Journalism)

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

The Bachelor of Laws degree provides a gateway to a rewarding career in Law and can provide a strong foundation for other career opportunities. This degree will prepare you to work as a lawyer in a private practice, in government, as corporate counsel or in a not-for-profit organisation. The Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Journalism) includes a specialised collection of courses drawn from politics, international relations and journalism. The course equips students with a critical understanding of government and politics as well as journalism practices and the evolving media landscape. It is both theoretical and practical. The course develops transferable skills, including the ability to think critically, creatively and ethically, solve problems innovatively, be culturally and globally aware, communicate effectively, and engage in life-long learning.

Structure

  • 3 core curriculum courses
  • 23 compulsory law courses
  • 4 law elective courses
  • 6 compulsory arts courses
  • 6 arts elective courses

Subjects

  • Journalism
  • Politics and international relations
  • Law

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicant with recent Secondary Education (Western Australia) - Indicative minimum selection rank of 90 or equivalent with a pass in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Languge or Dialect (EALD). Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) of 33
  • Applicant with recent Secondary Education (Sydney) - HSC Performance Band Results with a Band 5 in English, a minimum average of Bands 5s and an overall minimum average HSC selection rank of 80 in HSC Category A Courses or minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 31
  • Applicants with Higher Education Study: Other University Studies completed at undergraduate level or higher. A minimum number of 4 subjects with a high credit average is required
  • Refer to Notre Dame general admission criterial: https://www.notredame.edu.au/study/admission-requirements

Recognition

Legal Practice Board of Western Australia; NSW Legal Practitioners' Admission Board

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Fremantle
  • ATAR: The admission requirements at Notre Dame are based on a selection rank which includes your academic results, unique experiences, interests and contributions to the society.
Yes
  • Full-time : 5.25 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
Sydney
  • ATAR: The admission requirements at Notre Dame are based on a selection rank which includes your academic results, unique experiences, interests and contributions to the society.
Yes
  • Full-time : 5.25 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

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