Bachelor of Applied Economics/Bachelor of Laws

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

This five year double degree offers a flexible program of studies in Economics and Law. There is a huge overlap between the study of commercial law and the study of economics. Many public sector jobs such as in the field of competition policy and regulation prefer employees with qualifications in both fields.


120 credit points


  • Law foundation
  • Legal practice
  • Professional economics

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • IELTS or equivalent of 6.5, with no band score below 6.0
  • Students who have undertaken all of their education in an English speaking country are deemed to have met the English language proficiency requirements


This program is recognised by the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and the State of New South Wales. Through mutual recognition, UC's degree may serve as the basis for admission in all Australian jurisdictions. Through a program offered in conjunction with the College of Law, students may (in their final year of the Bachelor of Laws at UC) begin their Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice course that qualifies for them for admission. Arrangements exist for students to articulate into programs leading to admission in the UK and the United States.

Study pathways

Honours is available

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra International: $157,500 No No information available
UC College, Bruce International: $157,500 No No information available
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