Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Arts

with a major in History – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-LAWART Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: History

Research, engage and challenge traditional ideas and practices, while developing critical skills in understanding how history is both made and written. Learn about the historical antecedents of contemporary problems, including themes of war and peace, colonialism, gender, media, and political and radical history. Discover Big History and explore human existence in an interdisciplinary study of life from the Big Bang to the present. 

 

The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts offers you a course focused on commercial law with emphasis on intellectual property law. As the only double degree in Victoria with this specialisation, you'll learn about trademarks, patents and designs, copyright, the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct and competition law.

The course also provides a general understanding of contemporary social and cultural developments. You can choose from a range of Arts majors, enabling specialisation in a series of study areas depending on their field of interest.

The combination of degrees equips you with the skills to work in commercial and general legal practice, in government, and in arts- and humanities-based organisations.

Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. In this double degree, you'll complete law-related professional experience placements at organisations in Australia or overseas. You'll also be introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises. And in Grand Challenges: Making a Difference (ART30001), you’ll work in teams and develop valuable collaborative skills as you research innovative solutions to contemporary issues facing society.

Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

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Duration

5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210431 (CSP)
  • 3400210433 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law