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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts

While either Law or Arts can be a fine start to your career, you can enhance your options and professional expertise by combining them in this sought-after double degree course. 

Tailored to your interests and career aspirations, a feature of our Law course is a large number of specialist units available. Coupled with some 40 Arts majors and minors, you can blend your study of Law with subjects such as bioethics, criminology, international relations, holocaust or genocide studies, or indulge your passion for the performing arts, language, music or theatre. The choice is yours.

This course leads to two separate degrees:

  • the Bachelor of Laws (Honours), and
  • the Bachelor of Arts.

You will gain all the benefits of each degree course (see Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts) and be fully equipped to pursue a career in either field separately or to combine the two in your chosen work.

Graduates with these two degrees will have a solid foundation in the concepts, procedures and reasoning underpinning the Australian legal system and the research, analytical, and communication skills of the legal profession. In Arts, they will have been challenged to think critically and creatively, to resist easy answers or simplistic solutions and to develop an ethical and intellectual framework within which to understand what it means to be human, and how this changes over time. Taken together with the opportunities to study overseas and undertake work-based projects, it's a dynamic combination.

Campus Information

Clayton

Clayton campus has around 26,000 students and is the largest of all eight campuses. It is located 20km south-east of Melbourne.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

offer letter
15 Days
Payment
Days
Confirmation from the university
20 Days
Visa Processing
20 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

Current job opportunities 

Lecturer (School of Psychology) -   

In this role, you will be closely involved in the clinical supervision of Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical) candidates on placement at the Monash Psychology Centre (MPC) and involved in the administration of external placements, including facilitation of mid-placement reviews. You will also contribute to clinical teaching in the Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical) program, including assessment in the Objective Structured Clinical Examinations.

You will also be expected to bring your clinical experience and passion for training the next generation of clinical psychologists at Monash University. You will be centrally involved in the delivery of the Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical) program, support the operation of specialty clinics at MPC, and be a valued contributor to the clinical team. The opportunity to see clients within the MPC to maintain active clinical practice and access to peer supervision networks at the MPC will also be available.

Coursework Scholarships Manager - 

The Coursework Scholarships Manager plays a key role in managing all aspects of coursework scholarship administration within Student and Education Business Services to ensure the alignment of policies and institutional strategic goals.

In this role, you will be responsible for the coursework scholarship budget and targets, timely selection and accurate offering of scholarships, meeting reporting requirements, and implementing continuous process and system improvements. Your communication and negotiation expertise is required for stakeholder engagement and team leadership.

Executive Assistant (Australian Centre for Financial Studies) - 

The Monash Business School is seeking an Executive Assistant to join a highly motivated team within the Australian Centre for Financial Studies. ACFS is an independent research center that brings together industry, government, and academia to provide thought leadership on issues of concern for the financial sector and the broader community. Your expertise is required to provide a range of professional administrative support services to the Executive Director, Australian Centre for Financial Studies, and to the broader team.  

Research Fellow (Inflammatory Diseases) - 

A Research Fellow in this new project will be required to characterize and validate a glucocorticoid-induced transcriptional regulator as a potential alternative to glucocorticoids (steroids) for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.

The project will identify gene targets of the regulator in mouse and human B lymphocytes using ChIP-seq and RNA-seq technology and will involve testing the ability of the regulator to ameliorate the behaviors of B cells that contribute to autoantibody-mediated autoimmune diseases.

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 year Post Study Work Visa Opportunity

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Before you apply to come to Monash on exchange or study abroad, you should check that you meet the following entry requirements. You must:

  • have completed at least one full year at your home university
  • have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 or 60 percent or equivalent
  • meet our English language requirements.

Qualifications

  • Equivalent Australian Year 12

Recent secondary education
Subject prerequisites

  • All applicants must satisfy the following prerequisites or their equivalents.

Australian VCE subjects
English

  • Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 30 in English other than EAL

Maths

  • N/A

Sciences/Other

  • N/A

IB subjects
English

  • At least 5 in English SL or 4 in English HL or 6 in English B SL or 5 in English B HL

Maths

  • N/A

Sciences/Other

  • N/A