Study a combined law degree at the University of Newcastle and graduate with diverse, employable skills that will place you in the optimal position for career s

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

What you will study

"Another exciting thing is having classes in the mock courtroom, it exposes you to the real process and real world" - Emily

When you study a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at the University of Newcastle you will graduate with a Bachelor of Laws and second Bachelor level degree of your choice in just five years of full-time study.

If you want to practice law after you graduate you will need to complete a practical legal training course. You can choose to do this in the last two years of your combined law degree through enrolling in the LLB (Practice) Program.

Whether you choose to practice law or pursue another career, the skills and extensive knowledge you acquire through this combined degree will be invaluable.You will graduate with skills and experience in:

  • Advanced research
  • Advocacy
  • Analytical problem solving
  • High level task management
  • Negotiation
  • Strong oral and written communication

A combined degree in law is also an excellent springboard for careers in business, government and non-government organisations and private enterprise. An advanced understanding of our legal system has relevance across a wide range of industries and will place you in a strong position when you embark on your professional career.

For more detailed program information relating to the Bachelor of Laws (Honours), please refer to the handbook. You can also find out more about studying law at the University of Newcastle by visiting the Faculty of Business and Law.

Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws

With over twenty majors to choose from, a Bachelor of Arts allows you to pursue your passions and interests, whilst also building your research capabilities, communication skills, and your understanding of how our society functions.

When you study arts in combination with law, you will add significant value to your Bachelor of Laws degree. For example, choosing to study history will broaden your understanding of legal issues by allowing you to see them within a wider context. A major in politics and international relations will improve your analytical and logical problem solving skills.

For more information about arts at the University of Newcastle, take a look at the Bachelor of Arts single degree.

For more detailed program information about the combined Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws, please refer to the handbook.

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