The Bachelor of Art Theory/ Bachelor of Laws double degree combines a contemporary art theory education with a highly valued, accredited legal qualification.
You will develop your intellectual and critical skills while also acquiring fundamental legal skills, knowledge and experience that will prepare you to make a meaningful impact in the arts and cultural and legal sectors.
Duration: 5 years full time
2019 Guaranteed Entry: N/A
Additional Entry: Law Admission Test (LAT)
Assumed Knowledge: None
The Bachelor Art Theory component is designed specifically for those looking to develop the intellectual and critical skills to make an impact in the arts and cultural sector. You will recognise and make contributions to the important role that art theory plays in today’s arts ecology.
Through both structured and flexible pathways, the Bachelor of Art Theory component will help you to unpack the complex ways that art affects society. By investigating the cultural, social, political, and economic contexts for art, the Bachelor of Art Theory component will enable you to produce incisive ideas and communicate them powerfully. Our focus on rigorous inquiry will give you the capacity to think experimentally, critically, and independently.
The Bachelor of Art Theory component is grounded in the fundamentals of art history and theory, with complementary expertise ranging across new media, visual art, performance, moving image, sound, Australian Indigenous art, design, and museum studies. You will be taught by leading experts in their fields who will offer you a dynamic and rewarding learning experience.
The degree offers the flexibility to develop unique pathways into today’s arts and cultural industries. You will become equipped to contribute insightful ideas to help shape understandings of art and its contexts. In-depth knowledge of the most important artistic ideas and practices of the recent past and present will help you become a future leader in the field.
In the Law component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts / Bachelor of Laws, you will first develop essential legal skills and knowledge. Following this, you will chose from a comprehensive list of law elective courses spanning the following areas.
- Business, Commercial and Corporate Law
- Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and Criminology
- Dispute Resolution
- Environmental Law
- Human Rights and Social Justice
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Law
- Media and Technology
- Private Law
For more information about each component of the Bachelor of Fine Arts / Bachelor of Laws, including career opportunities, please see each degree page.
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