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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
James Cook University - Townsville

Course outline

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. For most current course information, visit Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws at JCU.

Majors

Refer to entry for Bachelor of Arts.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

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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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

3/96

12/75

16/66

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

2/97

12/75

15/68

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

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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 OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

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

International students

All students

Number of students

0

<5*

0

<5*

0

<5*

0

6

Percentage of all students

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<5*

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

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

Career opportunities

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.

Course Code
311521
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$14500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law, Humanities
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Townsville
 
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