Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This double degree provides students with the opportunity to combine their study of law with an area of interest drawn from a wide variety of the arts, humanities and social sciences. It thereby gives students a larger variety of career options. Studying law in conjunction with another discipline gives you the potential to take an interdisciplinary approach in both your studies and in your future employment.
Law Component: There are a range of employment options from which to choose. Graduates who wish to be admitted to practice as a solicitor, barrister or legal practitioner anywhere in Australia will also have to undertake a course of practical legal training (PLT). This can consist of approximately half a year’s full-time training, undertaken internally or externally, or of equivalent part-time training. In some jurisdictions, it may be possible to do articles of clerkship instead. Because the system adopted varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, enquiries should be made to the admission authority in the state or territory in which you intend to practice; this is usually a committee of the Supreme Court of that State or Territory or a special body set up to administer admissions to the legal profession. Additional information can be found on the School of Law page.

Majors

Refer to Bachelor of Arts.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Additional entry requirements

Applicants from a non-English speaking background including Australian citizens are advised that this course has a higher English language requirement than many UNE courses. Refer to une.edu.au/study/international/eligibility/english-language-requirements for information on how to meet these requirements.

Assumed knowledge

English

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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Legal aid agencies, advocacy organisations and commercial law firms, government departments, banking, finance and commerce, business management, public relations, education, human resources, research and analysis, creative industries, the public sector and local, state and federal government.

Course Code
616581
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$8596 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences, Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
New England and North West NSW