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What will I learn?

High-level study arts study-and the deep insight into modern society it brings-will complement, contextualise and enrich your legal studies. You’ll learn to think innovatively, understand all manner of societal issues more broadly, and communicate powerfully.

On completion of the degree you’ll be uniquely placed to pursue careers in legal practice, government, commerce, industry, academia, social welfare and community organisations. Adding honours will give you an employability edge, particularly in roles involving research.

What will you do?

  • Choose from 33 arts majors and develop deep discipline knowledge.
  • Partner with an arts academic mentor who’ll support your intellectual development.
  • Take arts courses specifically designed for high-achieving students.
  • Explore contemporary legal concepts, processes and methods.
  • Undertake law internships and optional placements in community clinics.
  • Develop deep discipline knowledge in a particular area of law.
  • Research and write major research projects in both degrees.

Potential careers

Counsellor, Lawyer / Solicitor / Barrister, Legal Officer / Legal aid, Arbitrator, Member of Parliament, Ministerial Adviser, Barrister, CEO, Parliamentary Adviser, Parliamentary Member, Community Legal Services Officer, Company Manager, Police Officer, Consultant, Policy Adviser, Policy Developer, Political Adviser, Political Analyst, Politician, Coroner, Corporate Lawyer, Corporate Policy Advisor.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts

CRICOS

101349

Study options

Full Time (4.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$43,000.00 (23,01,927) per year
COVID-19 OFFSHORE STUDY FEE REBATE: All continuing and commencing international students who are studying offshore and unable to travel to Australia due to border restrictions may be eligible for the rebate of up to 20%.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March, July 2022

Venue

The University of Adelaide (UoA)

North Terrace Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification. IELTS: Overall 6.5; Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 6; TOEFL Internet-based: Overall 79, Reading and Listening: 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21; Pearson – Overall 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50 and Cambridge - Overall 176, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing – 169.

For international students

Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall 7.0 (Reading 6.5, Listening 6.5, Speaking 7, Writing 7); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 94 with a minimum of 27 in Writing, 23 in Speaking and 20 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: total score of 600 with a minimum of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 65 (Reading 58, Listening 58, Speaking 65, Writing 65); Cambridge: Overall 185 (Reading 176, Listening 176, Speaking 185, Writing 185).

Application deadline - Coursework program commencing in Semester 1: 1 December.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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