Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts

Griffith University

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Overview

Bachelor Degree
Brisbane
5.5 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Why choose this program?
If you want to play a role in the influential media industry or the arts, this double degree will suit you. You will learn about contemporary culture and society, media and the arts, and languages and cultures. You will also develop the skills and knowledge needed for a career in law.

On graduation, you may choose to specialise in law, combine your skills to work as a specialist media or arts lawyer, or use your arts qualification to explore a wider spectrum.

Law component
Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on core areas of legal practice and the legal skills that lawyers must have. You will have the opportunity to choose law electives based on your interests, including clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience.

You will make connections between law and ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalisation. You will also develop interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work.

You will take courses that cover areas such as Crime, Contracts, Property, Corporate Law, Torts and Theories of Law.

If you complete the five Canadian Law courses you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Arts component
You will have the option to choose a major and develop specialist expertise in contemporary fields such as Journalism, Public Relations, Islam-West Relations Security Studies or Criminal Justice. Or, you can study more traditional fields such as Sociology, History and Literary Studies.
Majors

Law: You will take courses that cover areas such as Crime, Contracts, Property, Corporate Law, Torts and Theories of Law.

Arts: You will have the option to...

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Careers

Career opportunities
A law degree from Griffith University is your passport to the world and is recognised as a qualifying degree for admission into the legal...

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