The combined degrees program of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice requires the completion of a minimum of 193.5 units of study.
Students enrolled in a combined degree program must complete the full program specified within the combined program for each degree before they can graduate with either award.
Students who commence, but subsequently do not wish to complete, the combined degrees program may be eligible to transfer to either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice and to receive credit for some or all of the topics already completed.
For admission to the program, students must apply for admission to Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice combined degrees through SATAC.
Eligible students who decide to take up the combined degrees program in a subsequent year will be required to apply through SATAC, or via internal university transfer, for admission to the Bachelor of Arts.
Program of study
To qualify for the combined degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice a student must complete the following program of study with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic:
- a Law component of 135 units for the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (which consists of 94.5 units of core topics, 22.5 units of Legal Practice Training and 18 units of option topics) [see Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice entry for further information];
- an Arts component of at least 58.5 units for the Bachelor of Arts consisting of:
Core – Year 1 topics
9 units comprising:
COMS1001 Academic and Professional Communication (4.5 units)
PHIL1060 Critical Thinking (4.5 units)
Core – Year 2 topics
9 units comprising:
ARTS2001 Digital Transformations (4.5 units)
Plus one of:
HIST2077 Crisis and Catastrophe: Past Experiences, Future Prospects (4.5 units)
GEOG2030 Sustainable Development in a Global World: Challenges and Prospects (4.5 units)
PHIL2164 Humanity in a Global Age (4.5 units)
PHIL2165 The Ethical Challenge of Climate Change (4.5 units)
SOCI2027 Precarity and Possibility: Creating Social Change for the 21st Century (4.5 units)
Core – Year 3 topic
4.5 units comprising:
ARTS3001 BA Futures (4.5 units)
One 36-unit major sequence selected from the Bachelor of Arts sequences listing comprising two Year 1 topics (9 units), two Year 2 topics (9 units), two Year 3 topics (9 units), plus two topics (9 units) from Year 2 or 3 according to requirements for the specific major sequence