Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Arts/Laws is designed to produce well-rounded graduates ready for legal practice and a range of professional careers in an increasingly global environment.
As a graduate of this double degree you will be well placed to develop specialist legal practice in a wide range of fields. This includes education; cultural institutions; commerce and industry; communications; community and charitable organisations; creative industries; social and policy research; and tourism and travel.
As part of this degree you complete up to 160 hours of pro bono work (after your first year), providing you with firsthand experience of the legal system while allowing you to contribute to the common good.
The Bachelor of Arts portion of the dual degree gives you the flexibility to study what you are passionate about. There is a range of subjects ACU offers within the following areas:
Business Studies
Theological Studies
Visual Arts
Completing a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws is excellent preparation for pursuing a career in areas such as:
Government administration
Media and communications
Public and policy development
Career Paths
This dual degree is designed to produce well-rounded graduates ready for legal practice and a wide range of professional careers in an increasingly global environment.
Graduates can pursue a range of legal careers including: private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister; legal officer in the public sector (for example in federal or state government departments and publicly-funded organisations such as universities or public broadcasters); in-house counsel to a wide range of organisations from corporations to trade unions; public interest legal work in community legal centres; and legal research.
Completing this dual degree is also excellent preparation for an equally diverse range of careers across Government administration; Teaching and staff training; Archives, museums and libraries; Art institutions; Commerce and industry; Communications and writing; Community and charitable organisations; Creative industries; Heritage organisations; Social research and policy organisations; Tourism and travel industries.
Pathways to Further Study
The degree provides a pathway to specialisations in a variety of legal, arts and social sciences related disciplines.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Law and Business

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have minimum aggregate score of 6. Ranks on the GCE are calculated on the basis that at the Advanced Level (A2) A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, and must include results in Advanced Level (A2) and up to two (2) at Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS) subjects. AS Level subject is half of that assigned at Advanced Level (A2) - A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5. Subjects at Advanced Level (A2) must be taken in the same academic year. AS Level subjects may be taken in the same or previous academic year. A subject taken at both AS Level and Advanced Level is only counted once for aggregate score. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of 54 with a minimum of 50 in writing and speaking and a minimum of 42 in reading and listening; ACU English Language Test score of C (60-64%).

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must have completed Australian year 12, or equivalent.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Australian Catholic University offers below pathways courses for this subject Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences)

Full Time (5 years)

RM18,860.00 (US$ 4,459) per year

12 February 2018, 11 February 2019

Melbourne Campus The Mary Glowrey Building, 115 Victoria Parade, FITZROY, Victoria, 3065, MELBOURNE, Australia