Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws

Bond University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00017B

Our Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws combination can be completed in just over three years (10 semesters) whereas it can take up to four years to complete a single law degree elsewhere. The combination of communication and law will help you develop a multi-layered skillset that will make you stand out to employers in almost any industry or work setting. You will develop written and oral communication skills, a thorough and up-to-the-minute understanding of digital platforms, social media, and mainstream and new media, and an approved law degree for the purpose of admission as a legal practitioner (in conjunction with the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice).

Structure

TOTAL CREDIT POINTS : 400

Subjects

  • COMN11-100: Foundations of Content Creation (10CP)COMN11-101: Introduction to Communication (10CP)COMN11-102: Strategic Speaking and Writing (10CP)COMN11-103: Communication in the Workplace (10CP)COMN12-203: Mass and Popular Media (10CP)COMN12-205: Interpersonal Communication (10CP)COMN12-302: Digital Media and Society (10CP)COMN13-300: Capstone Project (10CP)HUMR11-100: Research Methods and Data Visualisation (10CP)LAWS11-105: Legal Foundations A (10CP)LAWS11-106: Legal Foundations B (10CP)LAWS11-107: Foundations of Private Law (10CP)LAWS11-108: Foundations of Public and Criminal Law (10CP)LAWS11-201: Contract Law A (10CP)LAWS11-202: Tort Law (10CP)LAWS11-203: Criminal Law (10CP)LAWS11-204: Property Law A (10CP)LAWS11-216: Constitutional Law (10CP)LAWS11-217: Contract Law B (10CP)LAWS11-218: Property Law B (10CP)LAWS11-310: Corporate Law (10CP)LAWS11-313: Equity (10CP)LAWS11-317: Administrative Law (10CP)LAWS11-318: Evidence (10CP)LAWS11-325: Civil Dispute Resolution (10CP)LAWS11-326: Legal Profession (10CP)

Standard entry requirements

Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent Selection Rank

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast International: $229,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 3.4 years

Further information

The Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws enables you to graduate with two undergraduate degrees. The combined degree provides you with the professional outcomes and opportunities of both individual degrees. Please refer to the individual programs for professional outcomes. Completing this combined program will provide opportunities for a range of careers in private, government and not for profit sectors. Graduates may seek to practise law whilst utilising a foundational understanding of the communication and media industries, or employ their understanding of Law to work in media industries with a background in compliance, regulation and intellectual property.

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