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Bachelor of Laws, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Coffs Harbour, Australia
Students who undertake a double degree study two disciplines concurrently and are candidates for both degrees. Bachelor of Laws programme is offered at Southern Cross University,


This Bachelor of Laws double degree offered at Southern Cross University gives students the opportunity to gain an understanding of the law as it applies to the arts. Students can specialise with an arts major, and select from a comprehensive range of law electives. The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) fulfils the academic requirements for admittance to the legal profession.

Applicants who do not have the required entry mark for a double degree in law are encouraged to apply for the Bachelor of Arts. If those students achieve the required grade point average during that course, they may then apply for transfer into the double degree.


Graduates can pursue career opportunities that combine knowledge of arts and law; and those specific to each discipline.

For arts: communication industries, community relations, journalism, cultural policy, management and administration, education, publishing, public service, multimedia design, creative and cultural industries, politics, social justice and human rights. For law: barristers or solicitors; or in law-related areas in private, corporate, or government organisations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 60 months
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Legal Process
  • Written Communication
  • Australia, Asia and the World
  • Law of Torts 
  • Constitutional Law
  • Philosophy on Screen: Film and Television
  • Unruly Subjects: Citizenship
  • Contract Law 
  • Australian Criminal Law 
  • Environmental Law
  • The Nature of Narrative: Self, Time, Place and the Environment
  • The Philosophy of Law
  • Trusts
  • Property in Land
  • Corporations Law

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 qualification which is measured by the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Each course is given an ATAR is an indicative score for entry into the program, based on the previous academic year. 
  • When assessing applications against the relevant Academic Standards, the University will use accepted educational resources, including Australian Education International - NOOSR, UK NARIC, University Admissions Centre Assessment of Qualifications Manual and the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre Schedule to establish the Australian equivalence of an applicant’s overseas qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • National

    2800 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 AUD per module and a duration of 60 months.
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  • Commonwealth supported
  • Fee per unit


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