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Information relevant to 2003 – Course Details

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws

Abbreviation: BA–LLB

Course code: L3D

Course contact (faculty or school) Arts : (03) 6226 2249 Laws : (03) 6226 2081

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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws – Course Specifications

Introductory comments

(See also BA–LLB under Faculty of Arts entry, L3F (BCom–LLB), L3E (BEc–LLB), L3K (BIS–LLB), L3G (BSc–LLB) following.) These on-campus courses at Hobart are offered by the Faculties of Arts, Commerce, Law, and Science & Engineering. They are available full time (a minimum of 5 years) or part time (a maximum of 10 years).

Admission & prerequisites

Students must pass the first year of their BA, BCom, BEc, BIS or BSc degree, including the subject LAW101 Introduction to Law , available at Hobart, Launceston and the North-West Centre, or its academic equivalent.

Students who have a different academic background, either from this University or another approved tertiary institution, may be considered for admission.

Course objectives

The objectives of the combined degree courses are those of the component degrees. Reference should be made to the Bachelor of Laws course entry and to the course entry for the other relevant degree.

Career outcomes

Graduates of combined degrees could expect to find open to them all the career paths that are open to graduates of the component degree courses.

Course structure

The courses are arranged so that the BA, BCom, BEc, BIS, or BSc requirement is completed in the first three years. The remaining two years are devoted to Law studies.

Students who have satisfied the entrance requirements and have been selected for a degree combining with Law, are required to pass in sequence, and in the year of study prescribed, the compulsory units set out below and 10 electives chosen from the schedule of electives . One elective must be chosen from each of Groups A, B, C, D and E over years 4 and 5.


The components, and the assessment, of the Skills unit have been fully integrated into the core units. Each core unit description outlines the skills covered by that unit.

Moots– Students are required to enrol, attend and participate in one moot. Satisfactory performance in the moot is a prerequisite to obtaining the degree.See also the following combined degrees:

BCom–LLB (L3F)




Note: The following information is NOT included in the printed edition of the Course and Unit Handbook

Additional Information

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Responsible faculty or school | Faculty of Arts | Faculty of Law

Campus(es) offered | Hobart

Mode of delivery | Full time | Part time

Course duration | 5 years minimum (10 semesters) | 10 years maximum (20 semesters)

Costs (course fees only – annual) | HECS: YES

Students enrolled in this course | Total students enrolled last year: 286 | International students last year: 2

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