Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Laws
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

This unique double degree provides a legal education informed by Christian values and an education in theology that is oriented to the professional values and practice of law. The law degree focuses on ethical behaviour, social justice, the common good and the law’s interaction with theology. The theology degree includes study in the history of the Christian tradition and current theological scholarship, biblical studies, Christian thought and practice. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Laws at ACU


Refer to Bachelor of Theology.

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Other requirements

Students must complete a unit of Christian Community Experience involving an active service engagement, as well as legal pro bono work which provides firsthand experience of the legal system.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for ACU and for this course, refer to ACU’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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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

Private legal practice, church agencies, ministries, chaplaincy, social inclusion, pastoral work and social work, research, journalism, international organisations, international relations, in-house counsel for corporations, legal officers.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$14496 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time