Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws
Tailor your studies to your specific goals by combining our accredited Bachelor of Laws degree with another degree. When you graduate after five years, you have two degrees, and excellent legal skills relevant to professional employment.
The law component provides you with professional legal skills including the ability to analyse legal material, understand fundamental legal principles, understand the relationship between law and society, and gain general analytical skills for critical thinking and problem solving. Special emphasis is placed on the development of skills in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research.
Your practical legal skills will be further developed using our extensive law library, computer-based law research lab and state-of-the-art moot courts located.
You will have the opportunity, with supervision, to undertake projects for organisations that have limited resources.
For information on the Bachelor of Communication component of this degree, refer to the major area of study within the Communication degree you are interested in: Advertising; Journalism; Media Arts Production; Public Relations.
|Delivery Mode||On campus||On campus|
||Penrith and Campbelltown or Parramatta campus depending where Bachelor of Laws program is studied.|
|Duration||5 Years Full Time/10 Years Part-time||5 Years Full Time|
|Course Code||725030 [Parramatta]
||2752.3 [CRICOS Code 054282E]|
|Entrance Rank||90.40 ATAR [Parramatta]
||Please refer to Admission Requirements|
|Fee Information||Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)||International Course Fees (opens in a new window)|
Part time-study is only available to local students and is generally completed by day classes as there are limited night classes.
How to Apply
All domestic applications for entry to UWS undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.
Instructions for international applications are available on the UWS International Admissions pages.
If you are interested in completing a higher research degree, for example Masters Honours, information is accessible from UWS Research (opens in a new window).