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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelors of Humanities / Laws (Honours)

Combine your law program with a Bachelor of Humanities and graduate with the knowledge and insights to help address the big issues that societies face today.

This program combines humanities with law and you'll graduate prepared to bring about meaningful change, wherever your future career path leads.

Your humanities studies have a strong, critical focus on the key intellectual movements that have shaped Western civilisation, from antiquity to current day. You'll examine influential works of literature, art, music, politics, law and religion, and graduate equipped with knowledge and insights applicable to many of today's social issues, along with the collaborative and persuasive skills to make positive differences.

Your Bachelor of Laws program is designed to develop a high-level understanding of the law, along with personal and professional abilities that can be transferred across a wide range of careers. Courses are taught in collaborative group and seminar-style active learning environments especially created for modern day law students, which also provide the opportunity to test your knowledge with peers and teachers.

Program highlights

  • Immerse yourself in a creative and diverse curriculum with courses that address important questions about human nature and the political order.
  • Encounter ideas that have shaped revolutions over human history by studying the extended major in Western Civilisation.
  • Study law in small classes and inspiring spaces designed to give you a personalised, supportive and innovative educational experience.
  • Develop strong analytical skills and a high-level understanding of the law, including traditional and modern legal research methods, legal writing, advocacy and alternative dispute resolution.

Majors
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Western Civilisation (Extended Major)

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

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

Career possibilities
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Defence force and military lawyer
  • Business analyst
  • Judge’s associate
  • Human rights advocate
  • Enforcement officer
  • Contract administrator
  • Community laws officer
  • Legal project manager

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's 

 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry scores
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.

Prerequisites
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C).

 

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