Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

University of Adelaide

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Bachelor Degree
5.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) provides students with specialised and transferable skills that are highly sought after by employers.

The skills students will develop include those in effective communication and creative thinking, adaptability, problem solving and analysis, teamwork, research, and professional and ethical conduct.

The degree is designed to build a student's capacity for lifelong learning beyond graduation. Equipped with these skills, BA graduates consistently achieve positions of significance and influence in business, the community, and government and industry, and are ready to deal with different challenges and opportunities throughout their future careers in diverse workplaces.

The Adelaide Law School Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) can be completed as a single degree or as part of a double degree program. The degree's compulsory requirements ensure a thorough grounding in common law principles and legal methodology, while a wide choice of elective courses range from the commercial (e.g. Intellectual Property, Taxation Law) to liberal and socially-oriented topics (e.g. Family Law, Legal Theory).

The LLB provides graduates with a rigorous knowledge of the areas of substantive law necessary to undertake legal practice, within a broad liberal education. Intakes are offered in both semester 1 and 2.

Arts Majors:
Majors and minors are available in: Anthropology, Art History and Visual Culture, Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Classics, Creative Writing,...

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Arts based careers - Linguist, Manager / Business Management, Parliamentary Member, Teacher, Administrative Assistant, Anthropologist, Market Researcher, Marketer...

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