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 foundational 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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Majors

Not all majors available at all campuses, 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 18 years

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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

96.75

76.30

67.80

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

80.30

69.80

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, 2024

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Notes

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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

9 Jan 2025
23 Apr 2025
Regular offers will be made

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

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Townsville