Bachelor of Journalism / Bachelor of Laws

Bond University

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

Bond’s Bachelor of Journalism / Bachelor of Laws combination, for instance, can be done in 4 years (12 semesters) whereas it can take up to 4 years to complete a single Law degree elsewhere. The combination of Journalism 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, and you will gain a thorough and up-to-the-minute understanding of digital platforms, social media, mainstream, and new media. The Bachelor of Laws is an approved degree for the purpose of admission to legal practice.




  • COMN11-100: Foundations of Content Creation (10CP)COMN13-300: Capstone Project (10CP)FITV11-120: Image, Photography and Visual Design (10CP)JOUR11-100: Newsroom: Introduction to Journalism (10CP)JOUR11-101: Australian Media Futures (10CP)JOUR12-100: Podcasting and Audio Narratives (10CP)JOUR12-180: Investigative and Solutions Journalism (10CP)JOUR12-240: Digital Publishing and Design (10CP)JOUR13-300: Creative Writing: Fiction and Non-Fiction (10CP)JOUR13-315: Video Journalism (10CP)JOUR13-318: Freelance Feature Writing and Blogging (10CP)JOUR13-320: Mobile and Digital Journalism (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: $252,480 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

The Bachelor of Journalism / Bachelor of Laws enables you to graduate with two undergraduate degrees. The combined degree provides students 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 production of content for a range of traditional and multimedia platforms, or employ their understanding of journalism to work in biomedical industries with a background in compliance, regulation and intellectual property.

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