Monash University

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Law.

If you are seeking to commence your studies in 2016, please visit our new Find A Course for 2016.

Course codeL3003
Managing facultyLaw
Partner facultyArts
Abbreviated titleLLB(Hons)/BA
CRICOS code080589C
Total credit points required252
Standard duration of study (years)5 years FT, 10 years PT

Students complete this course in five years by overloading in two semesters (subject to approval), or by undertaking summer semester units. Students have a maximum of ten years to complete this course.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)

Students may select arts units from any campus, but should be aware of the teaching location as this may require travel to another campus. Students may also select Arts units offered in off-campus mode.

Admission, fee and application details


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Maximum credit allowed

The maximum amount of credit allowable towards the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) component is 60 points. The maximum amount of credit allowable towards the Bachelor of Arts component is 60 points.


Students must complete 156 points from the Faculty of Law and 96 points from the Faculty of Arts as outlined in the following single degrees:

  • L3001 Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts

Refer to the:

In the arts component of this double degree students may select units:

  • from any campus, but should be aware of the teaching location as this may require travel to another campus and have timetabling implications
  • offered in off-campus mode (Note: The number of off-campus units permitted for international students is limited).

Progression to further studies

Students may apply for admission to an honours program in the Faculty of Arts following the completion of this double degree or an approved combination of at least 144 points of units including all of the arts requirements for the single degree.

High achieving students enrolled in the Bachelor or Laws (Hons) single or double degrees have the opportunity of undertaking a maximum of two masters-level electives, which would be counted towards their Master of Laws (LLM) degree if they wish to progress to LLM studies within ten years. Visit the Master of Laws elective programMaster of Laws elective program ( web page for full details.

Relevant honours

  • 0003 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Alternative exit(s)

Students may exit from this double degree and graduate with only one of the single degrees providing all requirements for that degree single have been met.

Students may also in some instances graduate from one of the single degrees before going on to complete the other degree in this double-degree course providing all requirements for the graduating degree have been met.

Refer to the relevant single degree entry for details.


Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)