In this course students gain a comprehensive understanding of legal principles and institutions as well as a thorough and critical understanding of core areas of law and legal theory. Students develop professional, clinical and legal analysis skills including traditional and modern legal research methods, legal writing, advocacy and alternative dispute resolution. The journalism component explores the practices of journalism and the way in which the media and communication work together in print, radio, television and online. Students have opportunities to gain valuable work experience through domestic and international field trips and internships. Gain valuable insights into current practice through an on-site media and production support team, and industry professionals from leading media outlets. For more information, visit Bachelors of Journalism/Laws (Hons) at UQ.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)
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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.
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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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Refer to Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Laws (Honours).
Refer to the Bachelor of Laws (Honours).
11 Jan 2024
5 years Full time or 10 years Part time