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|Award granted||Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws|
Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus/Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Warrnambool Campus
|Length||5 years full time|
|Next available intake||March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)|
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$22,780* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||015206G|
IELTS overall score of 7 (with no band score less than 6.5) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||D312|
|VTAC Codes||1400414013 - Waterfront (Geelong), International full-fee paying place|
1400514013 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place
1400714013 - Warrnambool, International full-fee paying place
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Students enrolled in this combined course will be required to undertake units of study at both the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and the Geelong Waterfront Campus.
Combining an Arts degree with a Law degree enhances your understanding of the context in which the law operates. In the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws course you will study core units of study in Law including Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Contract, Legal Practice and Ethics, Taxation, Society and Civil Rights. You will also be able to study areas such as history, sociology, philosophy, politics or literature through the Arts component of the degree.
Studies in the Arts enables you to develop some of the most important skills a student can gain at University – becoming an expert at managing and communicating knowledge and developing critical analysis skills and systematic thinking. This course will provide a combination of a broad range of specialised and general skills often demanded by today’s employers.
The Faculty of Arts and Education and the Faculty of Business and Law are responsible for this combined course, which leads to the awards of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws.
A Law degree, especially when combined with another degree, such as Arts, Commerce, Management or Science, is a qualification that offers unequalled career opportunities. As an alternative to practising as a barrister or solicitor, you may enter many areas of work including business and management roles in a wide range of organisations, in government services or industrial relations. You may also find roles in research, public administration, diplomatic service, the media, legal aid, law reform or teaching either in schools or universities.
For further information on career outcomes for this combined course, see the entries for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws.
This Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws course comprises 40 credit points of study.
Students will undertake 16 credit points in the Faculty of Arts and Education and 24 credit points in the Faculty of Business and Law.
Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Arts (A300) and the Bachelor of Laws (M312) must be satisfied.
Within the 24 credit points required in the Bachelor of Laws, 21 credit points are core and 3 credit points are taken as elective units. In addition, students are required to complete the prescribed Professional Experience requirement in order to be eligible to graduate.
Within the 16 credit points required for the Bachelor of Arts portion of the degree a minimum of 4 credit points must be completed at level 3 and a major sequence as described under course A300 Bachelor of Arts must also be completed.
See course entry for Bachelor of Arts (A300) or Bachelor of Laws (M312).
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
|Bachelor of Arts (A300)|
|Bachelor of Laws (M312)|