Bachelor of Arts - Psychology / Bachelor of Laws

Macquarie University

This combined degree allows students to complete two Bachelor programs in five years of full-time study. The Bachelor of Laws qualifies graduates for admission to legal practice. The Bachelor of Arts - Psychology covers a broad range of topics including personality, perception, neuroscience, learning, biopsychology, social and personality psychology, organisational psychology, developmental psychology, neuropsychology and cognitive processes. Students applying for the fourth year must meet the entry requirements.

Course Fee:


International: $150,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent

Structure:

120 credit points; minimum 90 credit points at 200 level or above; minimum 54 credit points at 300 level or above; minimum 72 credit points with a LAW prefix

Subjects you can Study:

Psychology; Law

Study Pathways:

Eligible students may meet the requirements for transfer to the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) with the degree of Bachelor of Laws program subject to meeting transfer criteria. Entry to the fourth year honours program is subject to meeting admission requirements. Admission to the honours years will require a weighted average SNG (Standard Numerical Grade) of 70 over all Psychology units and a weighted average SNG of 75 over all 300 level Psychology units and a minimum of 72 credit points. Applicants to the fourth year honours program who do not meet these requirements may also be considered on an individual basis.

Further information:

Graduates can pursue careers where their psychology studies allow them to specialise in their work as legal practitioners (barristers or solicitors), legal officers in public or private sectors, and legal academia.

Recognition:

The Bachelor of Arts - Psychology is a degree with an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited sequence of study and allows students to proceed to an APAC approved fourth year course. Note that after the fourth year, a further two years postgraduate training or supervised experience is required for registration as a psychologist. The Bachelor of Laws entitles graduates to admission to professional practice in NSW, subject to the requirements of professional training.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Related Careers:

Lawyer, Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde 96 Yes Full time 5 years
North Ryde 96 Yes Part time 10 years

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Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

 

 

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