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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (63J)


5 years full-time or part-time* equivalent. Intake: February, December


Cradle Coast (First year only)
Launceston (First year only)

Study Areas

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws, offers you a broad foundation in a range of humanities and social sciences, and creative arts areas of study combined with specialisation in law.

Arts areas of study include: Aboriginal Studies, Ancient Civilisations, Ancient Greek, Art Theory, Asian Studies, Behavioural Studies, Chinese, Criminology, English, European Studies, French, Gender Studies, Geography and Environmental Studies, German, History, Indonesian, International Relations, Japanese, Journalism Media and Communications, Latin, Music History, Philosophy, Politics and Public Policy, Psychology, and Sociology.

Please note:
*Part-time study is not available to international students
^International students are not eligible to study at the Cradle Coast Campus

Special Requirements

Students must pass the first year of their BA degree, including the units LAW121 Introduction to Law and LAW122 Legal Systems, available at Hobart, Launceston and the Cradle Coast Campus, or the academic equivalent.

There is a quota on places in the Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Laws and the assessment of applications will be based on academic merit, taking into consideration previous university studies.

The three methods of entry are:

Direct Entry (for Year 12 leavers only)
To be qualified for University entry with an ATAR score of 90 or above (limited places available in this entry category); or

Alternative Entry
A first year in another faculty, which includes the units LAW121 Introduction to Law and LAW122 Legal Systems (or the academic equivalent); or

Graduate Entry
An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent

Further study options

Honours, Masters, PhD

Career opportunities

Graduates may gain employment in fields such as:
  • law
  • government
  • foreign affairs and trade
  • environment
  • journalism
  • banking and finance
  • politics
  • criminology and corrections
  • consumer affairs

Further Information

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