Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

A flexible double degree combining in-depth legal knowledge with advanced communication, critical thinking and writing skills. Study the required academic courses for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia, follow your passion and customise a degree, through a wide range of specialisations.

In this program you will study the foundations of the Australian legal system, including criminal and commercial law, torts, contracts, property law and constitutional law. You’ll develop specialist knowledge in the Arts areas that interest you, including English, history, geography, politics and international relations, sociology and more. You will build practical legal experience by preparing advice, presenting legal arguments, observing legal practice, and taking part in simulated court presentations. For more information, visit Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Only first year law courses offered at Moreton Bay in 2023.

Majors

Arts: creative writing and publishing; criminology and justice; English; geography; history; international studies^; Japanese in-country^; Japanese studies^; Japanese in-country (extended major)^; journalism; psychology; screen Media; sociology^; sustainability – society; theatre and performance^ (^ majors not currently available at Moreton Bay campus)

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s 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

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

Solicitor, barrister, government legal officer, judge’s associate, corporate in-house counsel. Refer also to Bachelor of Arts.

Course Code
014812
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$14281 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Moreton Bay