University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Bachelor of Arts (DHLD)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

This degree is made up of 40 courses. You will do 24 courses in law and 12 courses in arts. Laws (Honours); As a UniSA Law student, you’ll gain valuable skills from day one, including in reasoning, reporting, analysis, negotiation, communication and advocacy. You will also experience what it's like to argue a case and provide legal advice. Throughout your degree you will study core courses that teach you the fundamental legal concepts that underpin the Australian legal system. Courses such as torts, contracts, criminal law and constitutional law will give you a good understanding of basic legal principles. Our Law program also features courses that build your leadership skills, intercultural communication, project management and capacity for community engagement. You will have the opportunity to complete your GDLP in your final year of study, in addition to practical learning experiences including mooting, negotiation, and witness examination; ensuring you’ll be prepared for legal practice upon graduation. Arts; In this unique arts degree, select from a range of majors to further develop your skills and knowledge in an area of interest. Combined with your Law degree, studying an arts major will increase your employment prospects. You will also graduate with writing, presentation, digital, communication, research and problem solving skills that can be transferred across a range of roles and are highly regarded by prospective employers.


  • 180 units
  • 40 courses divided between the two degree programs.


  • English and creative writing
  • English as an additional language
  • French studies
  • History and cultural studies
  • Italian studies
  • Japanese studies
  • Linguistics
  • Performing arts
  • Sociology
  • International relations.

Standard entry requirements

Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above


The Law degree is accredited by the Bar Council of India. Indian students studying in Australia can have their Law Degree recognised for the purposes of a legal career in their home country. Students who wish to be admitted in India are advised to consult with the Bar Council about what bridging courses they may need to complete.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City West International: $171,500 Yes
  • Full-time : 5 years

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