James Cook University

Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 013247C

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

This joint degree qualifies you for admission to practise law in Queensland, and provides you with the analytic and communication strengths of the Bachelor of Arts. This degree will give you a legal qualification with complementary Arts skills, and is strongly supported by the legal profession.

Course highlights

JCU’s Law program provides students with an accredited qualification satisfying the academic requirements for admission to practice law.

When you graduate you will be well prepared to begin your career practising law in private practice, government, business or in the community sectors at a local, state, national or international level.

This course is an approved qualification for admission to practice law in Queensland. Students wishing to practice should obtain further information from the Barristers’ and Solicitors’ Admission Boards.

Career opportunities

Law

Law graduates can find work in private practice, corporations, government and non-government agencies in a wide variety of areas:

  • Government agencies in a wide variety of areas
  • General legal practice
  • Solicitor or barrister
  • Business and commercial law
  • Environmental law
  • Conveyancing and property law
  • Criminal law
  • Industrial law
  • Taxation law

Arts

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) is one of the best-known university degrees. It brings together subjects from the humanities and social sciences to create graduates who have a broad knowledge of society and culture and key skills in communication, research and critical analysis.

Arts graduates are recognised for their excellent communication skills, ability to critically analyse information, creative problem solving and research abilities. They find careers in the private and public sector in many interesting roles.

Arts Majors: Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminology, Design and Creative Arts, English, Human Geography, History, Human Services, Indigenous Studies, Modern Languages, Multimedia Journalism and Writing, Politics and International Relations, Psychology Studies, Sociology.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 32,280 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 32,280 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 32,280 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Cairns City campus

36 Shields Street
Cairns Queensland 4870
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 32,280 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
27 July 2020
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road
Cairns Queensland 4878
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

IELTS - 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 86 (no component less than 21); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (no component less than 54); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 176 (no component less than 169).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia