Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Aviation Management

Swinburne University of Technology

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00111D

The Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Aviation Management equips students with the skills to work in commercial and general legal practice and in aviation management. All students undertake three law-related professional experience placements of 20 days each. Gain insight into how airlines and airports operate. Learn how aircraft are designed, operated and maintained; why aircraft follow certain routes; and how airlines and airports collaborate with supply chain partners to get passengers to their destination safely and profitably. The course covers legal principles and practices, including regulatory compliance and contract law, which are of critical importance in the aviation industry. Graduates will have a sound professional understanding of the aviation industry and associated environments, and skills in organisational, regulatory, safety, technical and business management.

Structure

  • 500 credit points comprising: 19 Core Laws units (237.5 credit points)
  • 17 Aviation Management units (212.5 credit points)
  • 4 Other units (50 credit points)
  • 3 Professional Experiences in Law (0 credit points)

Subjects

  • Aviation management
  • Law

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • VCE prerequisites: Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 25 in English (or equivalent) or 30 in English (EAL)
  • And Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 20 in any Mathematics. Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply. Completion or partial completion of a degree. English language requirements - satisfactory completion of one of the following: Swinburne's English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • Minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based) minimum score of 79 with a reading band no less than 18 and writing band no less than 20
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 58 (no communicative skills less than 50)
  • Any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency. Note: A prerequisite for many courses, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) can now be done on campus in Hawthorn.

Recognition

The Bachelor of Laws satisfies the academic requirements for admission to practice as a lawyer in the Victorian and Australian Federal legal systems as set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board. Please be advised that non-academic requirements must also be satisfied for admission to practice and that no law degree allows graduates to practise straight away.

Study pathways

Pathways allow students to progress from one qualification to another where the first course is recognised as an entry requirement and/or provides advanced standing to the second. Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Higher Education Hawthorn Domestic: $51,700
International: $184,000
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning program provides students with opportunities to gain invaluable skills and confidence in knowing that they have what it takes to land a job in their field by graduation. Students can also earn credit towards their degree. Choose from 6- or 12-month professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. Note: Some Work Integrated Learning opportunities are not available to international students due to visa restrictions.

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