Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) with Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
High-level arts study—and the deep insight into modern society it brings—will complement, contextualise and enrich your legal studies. You’ll learn to think innovatively, understand all manner of societal issues more broadly, and communicate powerfully.
On completion of the degree you’ll be uniquely placed to pursue careers in legal practice, government, commerce, industry, academia, social welfare and community organisations. Adding honours will give you an employability edge, particularly in roles involving research.
What will you do?
- Choose from 33 arts majors and develop deep discipline knowledge.
- Partner with an arts academic mentor who’ll support your intellectual development.
- Take arts courses specifically designed for high-achieving students.
- Explore contemporary legal concepts, processes and methods.
- Undertake law internships and optional placements in community clinics.
- Develop deep discipline knowledge in a particular area of law.
- Research and write major research projects in both degrees.
- Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)
- Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
For our students who are studying offshore in 2021 and 2022, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely for most programs. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses. Please refer to the COVID-19 FAQ page for a list of programs where in-person attendance is required.
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information for this program.
I am a:
|Enquiries||Future Students team|
|Intake||February and July|
English Language Requirements
|Australian Year 12||Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject|
|English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide||
|Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements||A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements|
Academic Entry RequirementsMore Information
The Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) with Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is not an entry program. Admission will be by application. Places will be limited and students with a GPA in the range of 5.00-6.00 (depending on places available) may be invited in their penultimate year to apply for the program along with other eligible Bachelor of Laws students. If accepted into the program, the Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) with Bachelor of Laws double degree will be discontinued and eligible students will be admitted into the Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) with Bachelor of Laws (Honours) double degree. All courses completed under the Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) with Bachelor of Laws double degree are automatically counted towards the Honours double degree.
Fees and Scholarships
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I am a:
|Indicative annual tuition fees||
Commonwealth-supported place: $7,240
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
|Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units)||International student place: $41,000|
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
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Last updated: Wednesday, 21 Jul 2021