Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

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.

Admissions Criteria

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)

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




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<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

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Career opportunities

Refer to Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Laws (Honours).


Refer to the Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$15140 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Law, Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time