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Dr Timothy Peters
Program coordinator

Dr Timothy Peters

Explore your intellectual curiosity

Explore your intellectual interests with a flexible double degree that combines in-depth legal knowledge with advanced communication, critical thinking and writing skills. You’ll study all the required academic courses for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia, while you also follow your passion and build your own degree, through your choice of a wide range of Arts specialisations.

In this program you will:

  • Study the foundations of the Australian legal system, including criminal and commercial law, torts, contracts, property law and constitutional law
  • Develop specialist knowledge in the Arts areas that interest you, including English, history, geography, politics and international relations, sociology and more
  • Build practical legal experience by preparing advice, present legal arguments and observing court proceedings
  • Build advanced critical thinking, research and writing skills

Law Honours is available, usually without extending the time required to complete your degree.

Majors

A broad range of Arts majors are available. Refer to the Bachelor of Arts for further details.

Please note that not all study components and/or combinations of study components included in this program may be able to be completed in the minimum duration. Please contact the Program Coordinator if you require written confirmation prior to accepting a place in this program.

Career opportunities
  • Human resource manager
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Employment and industrial relations consultant
  • Learning and development advisor
Registration

The degree is an approved academic qualification for admission to the legal profession. Graduates must undertake a further period of practical legal training before being admitted as a legal practitioner.

Application and admission advice

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How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
International students

Apply direct to USC International

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How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol it's important to check your commencing program structure and the published recommended study sequence to make sure you study the right courses at the right time and will be ready to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

To better understand your program structure and for instructions on how to review your progress and plan your remaining courses, visit the Managing your progression page.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

Need assistance?

View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dates.

Search for answers and ask questions about enrolling or contact Student Central.

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