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Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws

  • ID:UC610095
  • Level:5-Year Combined Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$259,355.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

- Year 12 ATAR

- other Australian Qualification

- work experience

- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.

More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

English requirement

There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 6.5, a score of not less than 7.0 in both reading and writing, and no band score below 6.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

 

Course Information

Explore the birthplace of creative academic thinkers

If you’re an innovative and globally engaged thinker looking to forge successful careers in dynamic and creative working environments around the world, then the UC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws course can help you get there.

Gain an extremely thorough understanding of the theory and practical applications of law, improve your advocacy skills and be able to choose one of five different arts study pathways: creative writing, cultural and heritage studies, digital media, film production or global studies.

This combination of electives, taught within smaller, more personalised classes, offers a student focused learning environment, greatly improving the value of each elective and ensuring that each student receives the highest level of support and encouragement during their time at UC.

Students of this course will also gain extremely strong links to the local public and private sectors, giving them unrivalled access to a network of professional contacts, practical exposure and the opportunity to study real-world situations through project work, internships and mentorships.

There’s also scope for international collaborations and the chance for students to qualify for admission to practice law in their final year.

Study a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws at UC and you will:

  • obtain a broad and in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical knowledge of law

  • combine creativity and legal problem solving to create innovative business solutions

  • fine-tune your ability to present ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries

  • explore a range of creative study options designed around your personal interests

  • acquire the ability to problem solve, analyse and evaluate information in a systematic, creative and insightful way 

  • use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly for the benefit of others and the environment

  • learn advanced legal research and writing skills and how to implement them

  • gain eligibility to a globally recognised range of professional accreditations

  • build an enviable list of industry contacts.

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Creative Writing Specialisation - Full Time, Sem 1 Commencing

Year 1

  • Semester 1

  • Big Stories: Culture, Memory and Power (11108)

  • Foundations of Law and Justice (11251)

  • Professional Orientation (Arts) (10333)

  • Semester 2

  • Contract Law (11277)

  • It Must Be True: Knowledge, Culture and Creativity (11109)

  • Torts Law (11278)

  • Writing, Rewriting (11114)

Year 2

  • Semester 1

  • Dispute Management (11252)

  • Introduction to Creative Writing (11113)

  • Lawyers and Professional Responsibility (11273)

  • Reading Culture, Curating Culture (11110)

  • Semester 2

  • Criminal Law and Procedure (11279)

  • From Hungry Caterpillars to Hunger Games: Writing for Young People (11115)

  • Property Law (11281)

  • The Grand Experiment (11111)

Year 3

  • Semester 1

  • Constitutional Law (11274)

  • Corporations Law (11280)

  • Screenwriting (11116)

  • Writing Self, Writing Place (11118)

  • Semester 2

  • Two Law Electives

  • Poetry and the Imagination (11117)

  • Professional Practice 1: Work Integrated Learning (11017)

Year 4

  • Semester 1

  • Administrative Law (11282)

  • One Law Elective

  • Professional Practice 2: Work Integrated Learning (11018)

  • Word and Image (11119)

  • Semester 2

  • Major Project Studio (11120)

  • One Law Elective

  • Legal Theory (11275)

  • Professional Evidence (Arts) (11112)

Year 5

  • Semester 1

  • Equity Law (11283)

  • Two Law Electives

  • Litigation and Dispute Processing (11276)

  • Semester 2

  • Two Law Electives

  • Capstone Law and Justice (11254)

  • Evidence Law (11284)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The UC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws double degree offers highly transferrable qualifications that could easily add value across a range of industries and jobs, including:

  • business owner

  • entrepreneur

  • journalist

  • marketing communication manager

  • corporate and public communications lawyer

  • sports media lawyer

  • barrister

  • solicitor

  • consultant

  • policy advisor

  • publicist

  • creative director.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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