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Start date
February
September

Campus
City West

Duration
5 year(s) full-time

Mode
On-campus

Program Code
DBLD

Prerequisites
None

Assumed Knowledge
None

Fees
2019: AUD$ 31,000 per annum (per 1.0 EFTSL)

English Language Requirements
  • IELTS total [7.0]
  • IELTS reading [7.0]
  • IELTS writing [7.0]
  • IELTS speaking [7.0]
  • IELTS listening [7.0]
Equivalent English qualifications (PDF)

International Admission by Country
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CRICOS Code
084759B

Aim

The Laws Double Degree will provide you with a professional level of education to pursue your legal career. Study in a complementary discipline will provide you with the expertise in another field and enhance your career options in a wide range of working environments.

Content & Structure

The total number of units required is 180 - that is, 40 courses. Those 40 courses are divided as follows between the two degree programs: 24 courses from the Bachelor of Laws program; and 16 courses from the Second Degree.

Eight courses (36 units) from the Bachelor of Laws program are not prescribed, enabling double degree students to complete the Honours program (36 units).

What courses you'll study

Course name Area and cat no. Units Reference  
FIRST YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 2)
Foundations of Human Resource Management BUSS 2043 4.5
Management and Organisation BUSS 2068 4.5
Business and Society BUSS 1057 4.5
Training and Development BUSS 2036 4.5
Second Semester (Study Period 5)
Employment Law COML 2007 4.5
Career Development for Professionals BUSS 1060 4.5
Work Health and Safety Management Principles BUSS 1053 4.5
Accounting Principles for Business Decisions ACCT 1009 4.5
SECOND YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 2)
Foundations of Law LAWS 1016 4.5
Torts A LAWS 1014 4.5
Public Law and Statutory Interpretation LAWS 1017 4.5
Second Semester (Study Period 4)
Contracts A LAWS 1008 4.5
Torts B LAWS 1015 4.5
Law Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2 Rule(s): 3
Second Semester (Study Period 6)
Contracts B LAWS 1009 4.5
Criminal Law and Procedure LAWS 2030 4.5
Land Law LAWS 2038 4.5
THIRD YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 2)
Management of Industrial Relations BUSS 3037 4.5
Recruitment and Selection of Organisational Talent BUSS 3082 4.5
Strategic Management BUSS 3023 4.5
HRM Elective 4.5 Note(s): 5
Second Semester (Study Period 5)
Performance and Compensation Management BUSS 2048 4.5
Strategic Human Resource Management BUSS 3038 4.5
HRM Elective 4.5
Management Elective 4.5 Note(s): 5
FOURTH YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 2)
Constitutional Law LAWS 2008 4.5
Equity and Trusts LAWS 3084 4.5
Law Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2 Rule(s): 3
Second Semester (Study Period 4)
Corporations Law A LAWS 3080 4.5
Contemporary Property Law LAWS 2018 4.5
Civil Procedure LAWS 4002 4.5
Second Semester (Study Period 6)
Administrative Law LAWS 3006 4.5
Evidence LAWS 4003 4.5
Lawyers, Ethics and Society LAWS 4006 4.5
FIFTH YEAR
First Semester (Study Period 2)
Law Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2 Rule(s): 3,4
Law Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2 Rule(s): 3,4
Law Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2 Rule(s): 3,4
Second Semester (Study Period 4)
Law Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2 Rule(s): 3,4
Second Semester (Study Period 6)
Law Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2 Rule(s): 3,4
OR
Honours Law Elective 4.5
Law Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2 Rule(s): 3,4
OR
Honours Law Elective 4.5

Professional accreditation and recognition

This degree covers in a comprehensive way the academic requirements for admission to practice (the Uniform Admissions Rules) as specified by the National Law Admissions Consultative Committee. Students seeking admission to practice are required to complete an approved practical legal training (PLT) program, the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice offered by The Law Society of South Australia. The GDLP is a 12 month course commencing in January and July of each year. It is expected that students will complete the law degree before commencing the GDLP. Students seeking admission to practice in other Australian jurisdictions should apply to the appropriate admitting authority. The professional recognition for the double degree strands can be found in schedules for the single degrees.

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