Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) with Bachelor of Laws (Honours) New

Degree Type Double Degree
Duration 4.5 years full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
CRICOS 0101349
Why combine Arts (Advanced) with Law (Honours)?

High-level study 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.
For more info

  • Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • Entry Requirements

    For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year.

    For our students who are studying offshore in Semester 2, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely. 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.

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    Domestic applicants

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    Admissions information

    SATAC Code www.satac.edu.au
    Enquiries Future Students team

    Selection Criteria
    How to Apply
    Apply through SATAC: www.satac.edu.au


    International applicants

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    CRICOS 0101349
    Intake February and July
    Selection Criteria
    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
    IELTS Overall 7 Reading 6.5 Listening 6.5 Speaking 7 Writing 7
    TOEFL Overall 94 Reading 20 Listening 20 Speaking 23 Writing 27
    Pearson Overall 65 Reading 58 Listening 58 Speaking 65 Writing 65
    C1 Advanced Overall 185 Reading 176 Listening 176 Speaking 185 Writing 185
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    More Information
    Tertiary Qualifications

    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.

    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Domestic applicants

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    Annual tuition fees
    Commonwealth-supported place: $7,240

    More information on Student Contribution Amounts.

    International applicants

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    Annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $41,000

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Potential careers

    Counsellor, Lawyer / Solicitor / Barrister, Legal Officer / Legal aid, Arbitrator, Member of Parliament, Ministerial Adviser, Barrister, CEO, Parliamentary Adviser, Parliamentary Member, Community Legal Services Officer, Company Manager, Police Officer, Consultant, Policy Adviser, Policy Developer, Political Adviser, Political Analyst, Politician, Coroner, Corporate Lawyer, Corporate Policy Advisor, ...

  • Degree Structure

    Example Study Plan

    Study plans are available on the Faculty of Arts website.
  • Related Degrees

  • Further Information

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Last updated: Sunday, 26 Apr 2020