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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Bachelors of Arts / Laws (Honours)

  • Bachelor

Discover your passion through arts disciplines that provide the skills to succeed in ever changing international work environments, while developing advanced legal knowledge, transferable skills and professional networks so you can shape and create n

Key details

Degree Type
5.5 years full-time
Course Code
2361, 082614B
Intake Months
International Fees
$41,248 per year / $226,864 total

About this course

This dual degree allows you to learn from a wide range of disciplines across the arts, while studying at UQ Law School, renowned as a leader in teaching and research.

Flexibility and choice are at the heart of our arts program, allowing you to match your interests and study with career ambitions to create a degree that's unique to you. The transferable skills and knowledge you'll learn - problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity and communication - will make you a highly desirable job candidate upon graduation, wherever your career path leads.

In your law studies, you'll gain a high-level understanding of the law, along with personal and professional skills that can be applied across a wide range of careers. You'll also develop your abilities in critical, rational and analytical thinking, and learn how to craft clear and persuasive arguments. When you graduate, you'll have an internationally respected honours qualification, and meet the academic requirements for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

Program highlights
  • Tailor your arts studies to suit your passions with a choice of over 45 study options in humanities, social sciences and languages, world cultures, politics, and much more.
  • Immerse yourself in one of the most comprehensive arts faculties in Australia as you harness the knowledge to engage in a globalised world and contribute to solving its challenges.
  • Study law in small classes and inspiring spaces designed to give you a personalised, supportive and innovative legal educational experience, complemented by opportunities to improve access to justice in our community.
  • Join a long tradition of legal scholarship and learn how you can shape and create new ways of practising law in an era of digital disruption and global transformation.

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

39 in the world for law

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Negotiation and dispute resolution specialist
  • Community laws officer
  • Company secretary