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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

This is a five-year full-time degree course. The first year is studied in the Bachelor of Arts degree, taking the subject LAW101 Introduction to Law (25%), plus three further subjects from the BA schedule (75%).

At the end of the first year, students apply for entry to the combined Bachelor of Arts–Bachelor of Laws degree course or the Bachelor of Laws . Entry is based on first-year results. If students are unsuccessful, they continue with the BA degree course.

If successful in gaining entry to combined degree course, students complete a major in the BA, plus the required and elective Law units specified below. In the second year, students study LAW200 Contract (20%), LAW201 Torts (20%), level 200 units to the value of 62.5% from the BA schedule (a 2.5% overload).

In the third year, students study LAW202 Criminal Law (25%), LAW203 Principles of Public Law (25%), and 50% of level 300 units from the BA schedule. By the end of the first three years of the degree, students normally have completed a major from within the BA.

In the fourth and fifth years, students study prescribed Law units .

Course objectives

Over the five years of the degree course, students complete the requirements for both the BA and the LLB.

Course structure
Sample course
Year 1    
  Introduction to Law 25%
  English 25%
  Political Science 25%
  History 25%
Year 2    
  Contract 20%
  Torts 20%
  English 37.5%
  Political Science 25%
Year 3    
  Criminal Law 25%
  Principles of Public Law 25%
  English 12.5%
  Political Science 37.5%
Year 4    
  Required Law units 100%
Year 5    
  Required Law units 100%

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

Additional Information

The following information answers some frequently asked questions.
Note, however, details should be confirmed with the appropriate authority

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)

Majors and Specialisations | Hobart majors: Aboriginal studies, ancient civilisations, ancient Greek, Asian studies, Chinese, English, French, geography and environmental studies, German, history, Indonesian, Japanese, journalism and media studies, Latin, natural environment and wilderness studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, public policy, social ecology, sociology, women’s studies | Launceston majors: Aboriginal studies, Asian studies, behavioural science, Chinese, English, geography, history, Indonesian, natural environment and wilderness studies, philosophy, public policy, social ecology, sociology, women’s studies

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

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