Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts

Program code

1621

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

5.5 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points

440

Indicative fee

$14,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

82.00

ATAR/RANK 2022

(more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 or ATAR 90+ Guarantee

If you receive an OP of 1-6 or ATAR of 90+ and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For the award of Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts [LLB (Hons)/BA], you must successfully complete 440 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 10 credit points of Arts foundation courses;
  • 20 credit points of Arts First Year Electives
  • 100 credit points of listed Law electives;
  • one 60 credit point Arts major AND
  • 30 credit points of free-choice electives

Note: You may only undertake a language major in which you are not a native speaker and you cannot complete two language majors.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 120 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

Bachelor of Arts

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Honours

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours
  • Class III Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined on the basis of the Grade Point Average (GPA) achieved by a student in all attempts at LAW core courses and listed Law electives as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

The nominated courses are as follows:

  • 180 credit points of LAW core courses;
  • 100 credit points of listed LAW elective courses.

Students achieving a GPA of less than 4.000 will be awarded an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Laws.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The Bachelor of Arts is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Law (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.