Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Arts

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

This program provides the student with a broad ranging program to meet the academic and professional requirements in law (for admission to legal practice in Australia). It also offers graduates the opportunity to develop their skill, knowledge and professional acumen across a range of Arts Majors or Minor studies, preparing them for careers not only in the legal community, but also in the corporate and community sectors, government and non-government organisations. The course provides a focus on both practical and theoretical learning.

Structure

480 credit points of core law studies, core business studies, law electives and a Capstone unit

Subjects

  • Law, Communication Studies, Digital Media, History, Literary Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Visual Art, Writing

Standard entry requirements

Students in any Bachelor of Laws may apply to transfer into any Bachelor of Laws (Honours) once they have completed a minimum 192 credit points (equivalent to 16 units) and have attained an average mark of Distinction or above i.e. 70-100% in those units

Recognition

VLAB

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City Flinders Yes
City Queen
  • ATAR: 80.30
Yes
Footscray Park
  • ATAR: 80.30
Yes

Further information

All applicants are encouraged to complete the law supplementary form which may be used to adjust the Selection Rank. Students in any Bachelor of Laws may apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree once they have completed a minimum 192 credit points and have attained an average mark of Distinction or above i.e. 70-100%. Applicants will be assessed on the highest grades achieved in the top 12 Law units. Students will be further assessed on an outline of a proposed thesis topic and availability of a college based or college affiliated supervisor. Successful applicants will enrol in both Advanced Research Legal Methods and Advanced Legal Research Dissertation instead of 24 credit points of law electives.

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