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Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Combine digital media, entertainment or journalism with law to give you the legal nous for complex communication roles, or for a legal career with in entertainment or media organisations.

Highlights

  • Get hands-on production experience in industry-standard newsrooms, studios, post-production and editing suites for radio, television, online and print production. You'll have access to the latest AV equipment and software, and 24-hour student computer labs.
  • Benefit from connection to industry experts through experienced teaching and tutoring staff and guest lecturers.
  • Gain a strong foundation in contemporary law knowledge, understanding and experience.
  • Apply legal expertise to jobs in the communication industries or use your digital and social media skills in specialist legal practices such as privacy, freedom of speech, litigation or criminal law.

Bachelor of Communication

You'll get hands-on production experience in industry-standard newsrooms, studios, post-production and editing suites for radio, television, online and print production. You'll have access to the latest AV equipment and software, and 24-hour student computer labs.

You will benefit from connection to industry experts through experienced teaching and tutoring staff and guest lecturers. You will collaborate with students from other disciplines, to provide a richer learning experience that reflects real-world working environments you will experience in your career. You can even submit your university projects for recognition through industry awards.

With a double degree, you'll gain an even broader range of skills and knowledge and greater career flexibility. This is a popular option for students seeking careers in support roles in the creative industries, or wanting to work in a creative role in other industries.

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Our Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is a higher-level qualification than a bachelor degree, as it has honours-level content integrated throughout the course. The advanced knowledge and skills in this course will benefit your professional career, or future research and study.

Through your study you will develop necessary legal skills such as legal research, problem solving, critical analysis, dispute resolution, and oral and written communication.

Apply legal expertise to jobs in the communication industries or use your digital and social media skills in specialist legal practices such as privacy, freedom of speech, litigation or criminal law.

Our course will also help you understand and promote the ethical standards of the legal profession and to appreciate international and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives.

Professional recognition

The law degree is approved by the Queensland Legal Practitioners Admissions Board. 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. Successful completion of PLT allows you to apply for admission as solicitor, but if you want to be a barrister you will need to also pass the Bar Exams. We offer PLT in the form of the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Highlights

  • Get hands-on production experience in industry-standard newsrooms, studios, post-production and editing suites for radio, television, online and print production. You'll have access to the latest AV equipment and software, and 24-hour student computer labs.
  • Benefit from connection to industry experts through experienced teaching and tutoring staff and guest lecturers.
  • Gain a strong foundation in contemporary law knowledge, understanding and experience.
  • Apply legal expertise to jobs in the communication industries or use your digital and social media skills in specialist legal practices such as privacy, freedom of speech, litigation or criminal law.

Bachelor of Communication

You'll get hands-on production experience in industry-standard newsrooms, studios, post-production and editing suites for radio, television, online and print production. You'll have access to the latest AV equipment and software, and 24-hour student computer labs.

You will benefit from connection to industry experts through experienced teaching and tutoring staff and guest lecturers. You will collaborate with students from other disciplines, to provide a richer learning experience that reflects real-world working environments you will experience in your career. You can even submit your university projects for recognition through industry awards.

With a double degree, you'll gain an even broader range of skills and knowledge and greater career flexibility. This is a popular option for students seeking careers in support roles in the creative industries, or wanting to work in a creative role in other industries.

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Our Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is a higher-level qualification than a bachelor degree, as it has honours-level content integrated throughout the course. The advanced knowledge and skills in this course will benefit your professional career, or future research and study.

Through your study you will develop necessary legal skills such as legal research, problem solving, critical analysis, dispute resolution, and oral and written communication.

Apply legal expertise to jobs in the communication industries or use your digital and social media skills in specialist legal practices such as privacy, freedom of speech, litigation or criminal law.

Our course will also help you understand and promote the ethical standards of the legal profession and to appreciate international and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives.

Professional recognition

The law degree is approved by the Queensland Legal Practitioners Admissions Board. 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. Successful completion of PLT allows you to apply for admission as solicitor, but if you want to be a barrister you will need to also pass the Bar Exams. We offer PLT in the form of the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

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