Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of International Studies

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 075600M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Build an international legal career and develop competitive skills with cross-cultural relevance in Deakin's Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies. Learn about and analyse the forces shaping Australia, investigate the internationalisation of the law, and apply it all at a global level through Deakin's study abroad experiences.

Deakin's hands-on approach to study and practical experience includes opportunities to study abroad, and to build on your classroom learning by working on real cases at the Deakin Law Clinic. Under supervision from qualified solicitors, you will conduct research on legal issues, offer advice and sit in on real courtroom proceedings. Graduate from this accredited course with two in-demand degrees, setting yourself up for a career without limits.

Course structure:

To complete the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies, students must attain a total of 40 credit points consisting of 24 credit points from the Faculty of Business and Law and 16 credit points from the Faculty of Arts plus the compulsory 0-credit point unit, MAI010 Academic Integrity. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.

Compulsory 0-credit point unit (to be completed in first trimester of study):-

MAI010 Academic Integrity

The 24 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws include:

18 credit points of Bachelor of Laws core units

6 credit points of Law elective units, including 1 credit point of an experiential unit from the WIL/Practical Elective units list.

For students who commenced from 2014 onwards, the 16 credit points from the Bachelor of International Studies include:

6 credit points of core units

an 8 credit point major sequence

an approved international experience (2 credit points minimum) to be completed in the third or fourth year of the course.

Campus:

Waterfront (Geelong)*

* Students enrolled in this combined course will be required to undertake units of study at both Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and the Waterfront (Geelong).

Career outcomes:

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies graduates are suitable candidates for a wide range of career opportunities, including:

  • corporate lawyer
  • crime analyst
  • criminal lawyer
  • law reform officer
  • judge
  • jury consultant
  • law professor
  • legal adviser
  • mediator
  • diplomat
  • federal police officer
  • trade agreements negotiator
  • ASIO officer
  • foreign affairs officer
  • politician
  • NGO policy officer

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
38,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 5 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
38,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)
11 Jul 2022 5 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 7 No band lower than 6.5

TOEFL IBT - 94 Writing 24

TOEFL PBT - 600 Writing 5

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 185 No band less than 176

PTE - 65 No less than 58 in each skill

OET - Overall B (equivalent to an IELTS 7 - 7.5 range)

DUELI EAP PROGRAM - EAP 4 (70%)

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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