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Overview

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OP 5

Rank 92

  • Develop your creative skills while meeting the academic requirements for admission to legal practice in Australia.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 5.5 years full-time.
  • Design your own degree by exploring your creative talents and choosing a Creative Industries major, as well as studying law.
  • Law offers flexible learning options such as downloadable lectures and practical experiences in the electronic moot court.
QTAC course code409772
QUT course code IX73
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 5.5 years full-time
Start month 2014 February
Deferment You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.
Delivery On campus
  • Kelvin Grove
  • Gardens Point
Faculty
  • Creative Industries Faculty
  • Faculty of Law
Course contact Student Business Services (SBS) Admissions:
CRICOS code066293C
Careers
  • Administrator
  • Art Writer
  • Arts Administrator
  • Barrister
  • Creative Writer
  • Fashion Professional
  • Film/Television Producer
  • Government Officer
  • In-House Lawyer
  • Information Officer
  • Internet Professional
  • Media Industry Specialist
  • Organisational Communication Specialist
  • Publishing Professional
  • Solicitor

Details

Why choose this course?

This course allows you to combine your creative interest with your law qualification. Whether you choose to work in the legal fraternity or within the creative industries, you will graduate with a unique set of skills that will enhance your employment options. Your creative industries major will provide you with an up-to-date insight into the creative economy and an appreciation of creative collaboration. You will also complete a creative industries major from one of animation, art and design history, creative and professional writing, dance studies, drama, entertainment industries, fashion, film, television and screen, interactive and visual design, journalism, literary studies, media and communication, or music. You will study creative industries and law subjects in your first four years and for the remainder of this course you will concentrate on law studies.

Career outcomes

Graduates may use their combined skills to work in-house as a lawyer for cultural institutions, government or regulatory bodies, or in law firms with specialist interests in the creative industries. Alternatively, with further training, you may work in the legal environment as a solicitor, barrister or in-house lawyer. If you choose to pursue a creative career, your legal knowledge will be of benefit in the process of commissioning projects, creative industries administration and contract negotiation.

Professional recognition

If you want to become a lawyer at the end of your degree, you will need to complete further practical legal training (PLT) before you can apply for admission to practice. We offer PLT in the form of the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, provides the knowledge, skills, understanding and values required to become a competent entry-level legal practitioner. The course is available in full-time, internal mode and part-time, online mode. The course complies with the Law Admissions Consultative Council’s Competency Standards for entry-level lawyers and is approved by the Queensland Legal Practitioners Admissions Board.

The Bachelor of Laws is also recognised for solicitor’s admission in East Malaysia, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, and in India and West Malaysia after completion of these countries’ qualifying examinations.

Entry requirements

Guide to entry cut-offs

OP 5

Rank 92

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

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Did you get an OP 1-5?

If you receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent, you're guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.

2014: CSP $4,400 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You'll need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.

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HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

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Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

These scholarships are available for this course:

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You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments

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How to apply for Bachelor of Creative Industries/Bachelor of Laws

You apply through QTAC for all our undergraduate courses.

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  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for - you can apply for up to 6.
  2. Checked important dates.
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements.
  4. Checked your course costs and if you're eligible for financial support.

All done? Then you're ready to apply.

Important: Make a note of the QTAC code for this course (409772) because you'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.

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