Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

This double degree will open opportunities for legal roles within the arts, or the influential media industry. You’ll learn about contemporary culture and society, media and the arts, and languages and cultures. You’ll team this with the legal skills and knowledge needed for a career in law. With a range of arts majors and minors, and hundreds of electives to choose from, you’ll have the freedom to create your own unique skill set. You may choose to pursue a legal career, combine your skills to work as a specialist media or arts lawyer, or use your arts qualification to take advantage of a wide spectrum of career opportunities. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts at GU.


Arts: creative writing; criminal justice; drama; history; Indigenous studies; Islam-West relations; journalism; language, culture and society; languages (Chinese, French*, German*, Indonesian*, Italian, Japanese, Korean*, Modern Greek#, Spanish); literary studies; popular culture and screen studies; psychology; security and international studies; social justice; sociology; strategic communication. *Via cross-institutional study with The University of Queensland. #Online via cross-institutional study with Flinders University, South Australia.

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Admissions Criteria

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English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

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Career opportunities

Your dual qualifications will prepare you for a career in legal practice, specialising in media or arts law, other areas of law, or in the arts, media organisations, business or government.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$14500 (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 8 years Part time