Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
|Campus||ATAR Cutoff||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|North Ryde||96^||Yes||Full-time internal||
Year 12 or equivalent
The Bachelor of Arts combined with law provides students with the greatest program flexibility. All the programs of study available in an arts degree can be taken in the combined law degree. The programs of study range across the humanities, sciences, human sciences, business and IT.
Subjects you can Study
Ancient history (Egypt and near east); Ancient history (Greece, Rome and late antiquity); Anthropology; Applied econometrics; Business information systems; Chinese studies; Chinese-English translation and interpreting; Commercial law; Contemporary music; Creative arts; Criminology; Croatian studies; Cultural studies; Dance; Decision science; Demographics; Development studies and culture change; Early childhood; English; Environmental management; French studies; Gender studies; Geography; German studies; Human geography; Human resources; Indigenous studies; Interactivity and games; International business; International communication; Italian studies; Japanese studies; Law; Linguistics; Marketing; Mathematics; Media, culture and communication; Modern Greek studies; Modern history; Museum studies; Philosophy; Polish studies; Political economy and social policy; Politics and international relations; Psychological science; Public policy, law and governance; Public sector management; Russian studies; Sociology; Software technology; Spanish and Latin American studies; Statistics; Writing
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Bachelor Degree (Pass)
- Full-time internal = 5 years
120 credit points; minimum 78 credit points at 200 level; minimum 66 credit points at 300 level; minimum 72 credit points with a LAW prefix; completion of a qualifying major for the Bachelor of Arts component
Year 12 or equivalent
Graduates are able to pursue careers where their Arts major brings an extra dimension to their work as legal practitioners (barristers or solicitors), legal officers in public or private sectors, and legal academia.
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Life after Study
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Anthropologists study the origin, development and functioning of human societies and cultures, as they exist now or have existed throughout history.
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Artists conceive and create visual representations to investigate, respond to or communicate a concept or idea.
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Musicians write, arrange, orchestrate, perform, record and conduct musical compositions.
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Political scientists study the theory, origin, development, interrelationships and functioning of political institutions and movements. They also study individual, group and mass political behaviour and the relationship between politics, society and the economy.
Psychologists study human behaviour and the processes associated with how people think and feel; conduct research and provide treatment and counselling in order to reduce distress and behavioural and psychological problems; and promote mental health and positive behaviour in individuals and groups.
Psychologists work on a broad range of issues with clients, including children, adults, couples, families and organisations.
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