The University of Notre Dame Australia - Study Abroad

Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Communications and Media

The University of Notre Dame Australia - Study Abroad

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

The Bachelor of Laws degree provides a gateway to a rewarding career in Law and can provide a strong foundation for other career opportunities. This degree will prepare you to work as a lawyer in a private practice, in government, as corporate counsel or in a not-for-profit organisation. The Bachelor of Communications and Media introduces students to the field of communications and media and provides learning opportunities for them to develop in-depth skills in areas of communication practice. Students explore core concepts in cultural studies of the media, and develop creative, practical and technical skills appropriate for a wide range of industry settings. Graduates of this course will be multi-skilled media practitioners with an industry standard portfolio of work. The course also develops transferable skills, including the ability to think critically, creatively and ethically, solve problems innovatively, be culturally and globally aware, communicate effectively, and engage in life-long learning.


  • 3 core curriculum courses
  • 23 compulsory law courses
  • 4 law elective courses
  • 12 communications and media courses


  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Photomedia
  • Screen arts

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicant with recent Secondary Education (Western Australia) - Indicative minimum selection rank of 90 or equivalent with a pass in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Languge or Dialect (EALD). Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) of 33
  • Applicant with recent Secondary Education (Sydney) - HSC Performance Band Results with a Band 5 in English, a minimum average of Bands 5s and an overall minimum average HSC selection rank of 80 in HSC Category A Courses or minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 31
  • Applicants with Higher Education Study: Other University Studies completed at undergraduate level or higher. A minimum number of 4 subjects with a high credit average is required
  • Refer to Notre Dame general admission criterial:


Legal Practitioner Board of WA; NSW Legal Practitioners' Admission Board

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