Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws

University of New England (UNE)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

The UNE Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws provides you with the opportunity to combine your study of law with an area of interest drawn from a wide variety of the arts, humanities and social sciences. As a double degree for the future, it has been developed in response to the needs of today’s rapidly changing workplaces and a growing employer demand for double degree graduates.Your choice of arts major allows you to become an expert in a discipline of your choice. The legal knowledge and practical skills will also enable you to pursue many pathways in law, benefiting from UNE’s deep expertise in regional, rural and remote legal issues.


  • 240 credit points (equivalent to 40 standard units) including 96 credit points (16 units) Arts component comprising core units, an approved major and minor (or second major) and a choice of elective units
  • and 144 credit points (24 units) Law component comprising core units and a choice of listed units.


  • Arts Majors: Ancient History
  • Archaeological Studies
  • Australian History
  • Chinese
  • Classical Languages
  • Community Planning
  • Counselling
  • Crime and Society
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cultural Heritage
  • English - Literary Futures
  • English - Literary Traditions
  • Environmental Futures
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • German
  • Global Politics
  • Human Geography
  • Indonesian
  • International Law
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics
  • Medieval and Modern Europe
  • Music
  • Peace Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Geography
  • Planning and Design
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Screen and Media Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Studies in Religion
  • Studies in Settler Colonialism
  • Theatre and performance
  • Writing. Arts Minors: Ancient Ethics and Beliefs
  • Ancient Near East
  • Ancient World
  • Applied History
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Archaeological Practice
  • Classical Languages
  • Communication and Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Greek History
  • Psychology
  • Researching History
  • Roman History
  • Writing.

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on recent secondary (ATAR), higher education (GPA), completion of Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Arts, VET study, or work experience. English language requirements must also be met.


The Bachelor of Laws' (LLB) is accredited with the Legal Profession Admission Board of NSW. Mutual recognition legislation extends admission to other Australian jurisdictions. On completion you can take practical legal training and be qualified to apply for admission as an Australian Lawyer. After admission, you are then eligible to apply for a practising certificate as a solicitor from the Law Society of NSW or undertake further studies to obtain a practising certificate as a barrister from the Bar Association of NSW.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to an honours year. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $141,080 Yes
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 12 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 5 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $151,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 12 years

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