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:
- one 36 unit major sequence selected from the Bachelor of Arts sequences listing comprising 9 units of first level topics, 9 units of second level topics, 9 units of third level topics, plus 9 extra units from either second or third year level;
- one 22.5 unit minor sequence selected from the BA sequences listing, comprising 9 units of first level topics, 9 units of second level topics, plus 4.5 units from either a second or third year topic.