Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

This double degree provides students with the opportunity to combine their study of law with an area of interest drawn from a wide variety of the arts, humanities and social sciences. It thereby gives students a larger variety of career options. Studying law in conjunction with another discipline gives students the potential to take an interdisciplinary approach in both your studies and in your future employment. Students can study an arts major or extended major of their choice. The degree combines excellent communication and analytical skills with a solid foundation in law and has been developed in response to increasing student demand and employer preference for recruitment of double degree graduates.

Structure

240 credit points (equivalent to 40 standard units) comprising 96 credit points toward the Bachelor of Arts component, and 144 credit points toward the Bachelor of Laws component. Students must complete one Arts Minor and Major, or one Extended Major, core units and a choice of elective units, as well as core law units, and a selection of law listed or honours units. Students admitted through an articulation program follow a modified program of study.

Subjects

  • Ancient history
  • Archaeology
  • Australian history
  • Chinese
  • Classical languages
  • Criminology
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Human geography
  • Indigenous studies
  • Indonesian
  • International history
  • Islamic studies
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Peace studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical geography
  • Political and international studies
  • Psychology
  • Screen and media studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Studies in religion
  • Theatre and performance
  • Writing

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: any two units of English

Recognition

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is accredited by the Legal Practitioners Admission Board of NSW. Upon completion of the LLB, graduates may complete a period of practical legal training and be qualified to apply for admission as an Australian Lawyer. After admission you are then eligible to apply for a practising certificate as a solicitor from the Law Society of NSW or undertake further studies to obtain a practising certificate as a barrister from the Bar Association of NSW.

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to an honours year. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
UNE Armidale (main campus)
  • ATAR: 80
Yes
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 10 years

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