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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws - ARSC03

If you’re an innovative and globally engaged thinker looking to forge successful careers in dynamic and creative working environments around the world, then the UC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws course can help you get there.

Gain an extremely thorough understanding of the theory and practical applications of law, improve your advocacy skills and be able to choose one of five different arts study pathways: creative writing, cultural and heritage studies, digital media, film production or global studies.

This combination of electives, taught within smaller, more personalised classes, offers a student focused learning environment, greatly improving the value of each elective and ensuring that each student receives the highest level of support and encouragement during their time at UC.

Students of this course will also gain extremely strong links to the local public and private sectors, giving them unrivalled access to a network of professional contacts, practical exposure and the opportunity to study real-world situations through project work, internships and mentorships.

There’s also scope for international collaborations and the chance for students to qualify for admission to practice law in their final year.

Study a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws at UC and you will:

  • obtain a broad and in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical knowledge of law
  • combine creativity and legal problem solving to create innovative business solutions
  • fine-tune your ability to present ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
  • explore a range of creative study options designed around your personal interests
  • acquire the ability to problem solve, analyse and evaluate information in a systematic, creative and insightful way 
  • use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly for the benefit of others and the environment
  • learn advanced legal research and writing skills and how to implement them
  • gain eligibility to a globally recognised range of professional accreditations
  • build an enviable list of industry contacts.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
10 Days
Provisional/ unconditional offer
20 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The UC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws double degree offers highly transferrable qualifications that could easily add value across a range of industries and jobs, including:

  • business owner
  • entrepreneur
  • journalist
  • marketing communication manager
  • corporate and public communications lawyer
  • sports media lawyer
  • barrister
  • solicitor
  • consultant
  • policy advisor
  • publicist
  • creative director.

PSW Opportunity

Major Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates

Cities and major regional centres

  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
  • Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
  • Hobart

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an 
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)

Regional centres and other regional areas

All other locations 
(list of cities)

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa 
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.


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