Students acquire the academic qualification for admission to practise as a lawyer. The course is suitable for students wanting legal knowledge and skills for work in other occupations. First year provides students with foundation skills and knowledge for the study of law. In final year, students choose from electives that enable them to develop specialist knowledge through the study of legal issues directly affecting society. When combined with an arts major, students graduate with a broad knowledge of society and culture, and key skills in communication, research and critical analysis. Accredited by the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board and Chief Justice.
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For most current course information, visit Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws at JCU.
Not all majors available at all campuses, refer to entry for Bachelor of Arts.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for JCU and for this course, refer to the JCU website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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No reportable data.
Private practice as a barrister or solicitor in general practice, in the not-for-profit sector, government and non-government agencies, business, the public service.
5 years External or 10 years External