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Bachelor of Arts with the degree of Bachelor of Laws

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Owner:
Macquarie University
Award:
Bachelor of Arts with the degree of Bachelor of Laws (BALLB)
English Language Proficiency:
IELTS of 7.0 overall with minimum 6.5 in each band, or equivalent
Study Mode:
Full-time, Part-time
Attendance Mode:
Internal
Candidature Length:
Full-time: 5 years
Study Period Offerings:
Session 1 (February), Session 2 (July)
Volume of Learning:
Equivalent to 5 years
General requirements:
Minimum number of credit points for the degree 120
Minimum number of credit points at 200 level or above 72
Minimum number of credit points at 300 level or above 48
Minimum number of credit points from units with a LAW, LAWS or LAWZ prefix 72
Completion of a Qualifying Major for the Bachelor of Arts
Completion of a designated People unit
Completion of a designated Planet unit
Completion of a designated PACE unit with a LAW or LAWS or LAWZ prefix
Completion of other specific minimum requirements as set out below
Note:
Students must complete one designated People unit and one designated Planet unit. Those units must be taken in two different Faculties. Any unit which is listed below or as part of the student's qualifying major(s) will not satisfy the People unit requirement or Planet unit requirement.

In order to graduate students must ensure that they have satisfied all of the general requirements of the award.

Specific minimum requirements:

Credit points

100 level

Required
3
Criminal Justice (3)
 
Required
3
Foundations of Law (3)
 
Required
3
Contracts (3)
 
Required
3
Law, Lawyers and Society (3)
 

200 level

Required
3
Torts (3)
 
Required
3
Jurisprudence (3)
 
Required
3
Property Law (3)
 
Required
3
Equity and Trusts (3)
 
Required
3
Business Organisations (3)
 
Required
3
International Law (3)
 

300 level

Required
3
Constitutional Law (3)
 
Required
3
Administrative Law (3)
 
Required
3
Civil and Criminal Procedure (3)
 
Required
3
Evidence (3)
 

Additional

Required
either
or
 
Remedies (3)
 
3
Remedies, Reparations and Resolution in Law (3)
 
Required
27cp from
27
LAW, LAWS or LAWZ units at 200 level or above
Note:
Completing students may be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Laws with Honours. For further details refer to law.mq.edu.au/current_students/llb_students.
Qualifying Majors for the Bachelor of Arts

Code

 

Major

Additional Information
AQF Level Level 7 Bachelor Degree
CRICOS Code 001371J
Graduate Capabilities

The Graduate Capabilities Framework articulates the fundamentals that underpin all of Macquarie’s academic programs. It expresses these as follows:

Cognitive capabilities
(K) discipline specific knowledge and skills
(T) critical, analytical and integrative thinking
(P) problem solving and research capability
(I) creative and innovative


Interpersonal or social capabilities
(C) effective communication
(E) engaged and ethical local and global citizens
(A) socially and environmentally active and responsible

Personal capabilities
(J) capable of professional and personal judgement and initiative
(L) commitment to continuous learning

Recognition of Prior Learning

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For postgraduate RPL plans visit www.goto.mq.edu.au/pgrpl

Support for Learning

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Further information can be found at www.students.mq.edu.au/support/

Campus Wellbeing contact details:
Phone: +61 2 9850 7497
Email: campuswellbeing@mq.edu.au
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Program Standards and Quality

The program is subject to an ongoing comprehensive process of quality review in accordance with a pre-determined schedule that complies with the Higher Education Standards Framework. The review is overseen by Macquarie University's peak academic governance body, the Academic Senate and takes into account feedback received from students, staff and external stakeholders.

Assessment Regulations

This program is subject to Macquarie University regulations, including but not limited to those specified in the Assessment Policy, Academic Honesty Policy, the Final Examination Policy and relevant University Rules. For all approved University policies, procedures, guidelines and schedules visit www.mq.edu.au/policy.