Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove&Gardens Point

Course outline

This qualification develops key disciplinary knowledge in a fine arts major that can be applied through students’ law studies and future careers. The fine arts component incorporates studio and/or project-based practice and aims to produce graduates who are the creators of original content for the creative industries. The law component has a practical focus that further equips graduates for a range of careers. You develop advanced legal research and writing skills, critical analysis and skills in interviewing, advocacy and dispute resolution. The course covers all academic subjects required for admission to legal practice. Fine arts subjects are taken in conjunction with law subjects throughout the first four years of the course, with law subjects only in the final semesters.

QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at QUT.


You may wish to undertake a minor that focuses on technology and the law. Some units are offered in summer for students wanting to accelerate their study. This course has some units that can be studied externally.


Fine arts: creative writing; film, screen and new media.

Fee notes

There are additional course requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. These requirements may have associated costs. Information is available from

Other requirements

A Suitability Card may be required; refer to institution.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.


Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

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* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Lawyer dealing with the publishing or creative writing industries, copyright or intellectual property law, commissioning creative projects. Refer also to Bachelor of Fine Arts (Creative Writing), Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film, Screen and New Media) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours).


Refer to Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$14340 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts, Law
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

51/2 years Full time