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

Whether you are a budding politician looking to change Australian law or a passionate journalist who wants to report on our country’s latest legal developments, understanding the law is a crucial skill. Our Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Arts (Politics & Journalism) will provide you with a thorough understanding of the current legal landscape as well as practical insights into journalism, communication and the media.


  • Must complete a minimum of 1050 Units of Credit chosen from the courses, as listed in Appendix A, comprising: i. 50 Units of Credit from two (2) Core Curriculum Courses
  • ii. 300 Units of Credit from twelve (12) courses from the Bachelor of Arts (Politics & Journalism) curriculum – six (6) compulsory course and six (6) elective courses
  • iii. 575 Units of Credit from twenty three (23) compulsory courses from the Bachelor of Laws curriculum
  • and iv. 125 Units of Credit from five (5) elective courses from the Bachelor of Laws curriculum, which includes at least one (1) international law elective.

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants with recent Secondary Education: Indicative ATAR of 90 or equivalent with a score of 50+ in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD)
  • Or Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 33, 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, Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study: Completed AQF Diploma or higher in relevant discipline, from an accredited provider such as TAFE or a registered training organisation (RTO).


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

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Fremantle International: $212,888
  • ATAR: 85
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • 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.
  • Full-time : 5.25 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

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