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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

This double degree is designed to produce well-rounded graduates ready for legal practice and a range of professional careers in an increasingly global environment. As a graduate of this double degree, you will be well placed to develop specialist legal practice in a wide range of fields. This includes education, cultural institutions, commerce and industry, communications, community and charitable organisations, creative industries, social and policy research, tourism and travel. The course is designed for students who want to combine studies in arts, humanities or social sciences with sound legal skills. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws at ACU


Business studies; drama; education studies; history; English; music; philosophy; sociology; study of religions; theological studies; visual arts.

Other requirements

Students must take a number of core and program units in Arts, as well as legal pro bono work which provides firsthand experience of the legal system.

Admissions Criteria

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


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

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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All qualified applicants were offered a place.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Career opportunities

Government and non-government organisations, media and communications, arts and cultural organisations, higher education, business sector, not-for-profit organisations, historian, social scientist, political analyst, teaching (with further study), private legal practice, legal offices, legal researching, in-house legal counsel.

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Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

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