Bachelor of Arts - Law, Policy and Politics

University of South Australia

The Bachelor of Arts (Law, Policy and Politics) is a flexible degree which opens up a diverse range of career possibilities. The Law, Policy and Politics major provides students with an overview of legal systems, international and domestic law, the politics of environmental change and marginalisation in world affairs. Key areas of study include: public international law, Indigenous legal systems, environmental politics and human rights.

Course Fee:

International: $84,000

Entry Requirements:

Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR; OR complete secondary education equivalent to SACE; complete International Baccalaureate Diploma; complete or partially complete higher education program; complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above; complete a Cert IV level or above; qualify for special entry; complete a Foundation Studies program AND meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


108 units of study; 9 units of core courses; 36 units of an Arts specialisation; 36 units of a second Arts major; 8 units of a minor; 9 units of electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Arts - Law, Policy and Politics; Applied Linguistics; Creative Writing and Literature; English Language; Languages (French/Italian/Japanese); Psychology; Performing Arts; Screen Studies; Social Media; Sociology.

Study Pathways:

Students can use this degree as a pathway to further study, including teaching.

Further information:

Only non-native speakers of English may enrol in English courses.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Journalist, Law Clerk,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Magill No info Yes Full time 3 years
Magill No info Yes Online
Magill No info Yes Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

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