Course

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws

Approved Abbreviation: BA/LLB


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2537.2

CRICOS Code: 041113G


Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2005 or 2006.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

The law double degree programs permit students to undertake multi-skilling, and offer diverse career paths providing high marketability in multiple areas of expertise. The LLB provides students with professional legal skills including the ability to analyse legal material and understand fundamental legal principles; an understanding of the relationship between law and society; the skills to analyse and solve non-legal problems and specialised study into the Australian legal system.

For information about Honours please see Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry), course code 2501.1 or any later version of course 2501.

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Study Mode
Five years full-time. Law units are available at Campbelltown and Parramatta campuses, or for the first three years at Blacktown campus. Arts units are available at various campuses, depending on the units chosen.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Liesel Spencercourseadvicelaw@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternalMargaret Hyland

Accreditation
Graduates from the Bachelor of Laws are eligible to apply to the Legal Profession Admission Board for admission to legal practice in NSW after undertaking prescribed practical legal training.

Inherent requirements

There are inherent requirements for this course that you must meet in order to complete your course and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this course online.

Inherent requirements

Admission

UAI or mature-age entry through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

International applicants should contact International Office for details on admission. Contact information for the International Office is available via their website.

International Office

Course Structure

Qualification for a double degree in law requries the successful completion of 400 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequences for the relevant double degree programs.

Students are eligible to graduate in the associated degree at the end of three years of full-time study, only when they have completed all non-law units plus the eight law units specified in the study sequence as being in the first three years of the relevant double degree.

Alternate Units

Please note that the availability of Bachelor of Laws Alternate Units may vary from year to year. New units may become available and some others discontinued. The most recent version of course 2501 indicates which units are offered in the course. The School will publish information on which units are available in a session.

It may be possible to vary the sequence of units so that students study a greater concentration of either law or their second discipline of study each semester, to minimise travel between campuses and to overcome timetabling problems. Students should speak with their academic advisor as needed.

For details of the relevant arts units, refer to the current listing of Bachelor of Arts, course code 1604. Continuing students should refer to the earlier versions of 1604.

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws students are required to complete the following arts units.

  • 40 credit points BArts core units
  • 120 credit point key program

Note: Instead of the 80 credit points of elective units required to be completed by Bachelor of Arts students enrolled in course 1604.1 or course 1604.2, students in Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws, course code 2537.2 are required to complete the eight law units listed in the first three years of the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

Two core arts units

200006Introduction to Law

Plus the following:

Parramatta students

200008Torts Law

Campbelltown students

200007Law Foundation

Spring session

Two core arts units

Plus the following:

Parramatta students

200007Law Foundation
200010Criminal Law

Campbelltown students

200008Torts Law
200009Constitutional Law

Year 2

Autumn session

200011Contracts

And three units in the relevant BA key program

Spring session

200012Property Law

And three units in the relevant BA key program

Year 3

Autumn session

Three units in the relevant BA key program

Plus the following:

Parramatta students

200009Constitutional Law

Campbelltown students

200010Criminal Law

Spring session

200013Administrative Law

And three units in the relevant BA key program

Year 4

Autumn session

200016Equity Trusts and Remedies 1
200014Commercial Law

And two LLB alternate units

Spring session

200200Equity Trusts and Remedies 2
200018Law of Associations

And two LLB alternate units

Year 5

Autumn session

200019Revenue Law

And two LLB alternate units

Campbelltown Students:

200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence

Parramatta Students:

200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

Spring session

200020Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

And two LLB alternate units

Campbelltown Students:

200017Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure

Parramatta Students:

200015Criminal Procedure and Evidence


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