Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 015206G

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Graduating with two versatile degrees sets you up for a career without limitations. Combine an industry-leading legal education with thought-provoking investigative learning when you study Deakin's Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws. Study everything from torts to commercial law at Deakin Law School, while exploring a complementary specialisation, including criminology, sociology, politics, policy studies and media studies, through your arts degree.

The real-world experience you gain throughout your degree will prepare you for roles across a wide range of fields. In the law stream, you can work on real cases alongside established legal professionals at the Deakin Law Clinic. In the arts stream, you will develop industry-relevant skills on work-integrated learning projects and, depending on your major, you may choose to undertake a study abroad experience.

Course structure:

To complete the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws, students must attain a total of 40 credit points, consisting of 16 credit points from the Faculty of Arts and Education and 24 credit points from the Faculty of Business and Law, plus the compulsory 0-credit point MAI010 Academic Integrity Module. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.

Career outcomes:

Graduates can look forward to a diverse and challenging career in a range of roles, including:

  • conveyancer
  • corporate lawyer
  • law reform officer
  • federal police officer
  • judge
  • jury consultant
  • law professor
  • legal adviser
  • mediator
  • police development manager
  • policy adviser
  • private investigator
  • liquidator
  • legal secretary
  • international trade law consultant
  • accountant
  • auditor
  • human resources manager
  • stockbroker
  • organisational counsellor
  • small business owner
  • immigration agent
  • sport law adviser.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
38,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 5 years
Full time
Geelong Waterfront Campus
1 Gheringhap Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
Australia
38,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 5 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
38,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)
11 Jul 2022 5 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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