Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program offers a flexible approach to the study of law. Studying law in conjunction with another discipline gives students the potential to take an interdisciplinary approach in both their studies and future employment. Graduates will understand the intersection between law and computer systems that underpin developments in the provision of information and communications that support industry, commerce and society in general (e.g. artificial intelligence, networking and gaming).
- 240 credit points (equivalent to 40 standard units) - Bachelor of Computer Science component: 96 credit points (equivalent to 16 standard units) including core and listed units
- Bachelor of Laws component: 144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including core units and a choice of listed and /or Honours pathway units. The Honours pathway includes a Thesis component. Mandatory intensive schools may be a requirements of some of the units in the Bachelor of Computer Science component of this course.
- Computer science
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed knowledge: two units of English and Mathematics.
The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is accredited by the Legal Practitioners Admission Board of NSW. Upon completion of the LLB, graduates may complete a period of practical legal training and be qualified to apply for admission as an Australian Lawyer. After admission students are then eligible to apply for a practising certificate as a solicitor from the Law Society of NSW or undertake further studies to obtain a practising certificate as a barrister from the Bar Association of NSW. The Bachelor of Computer Science has been granted Professional Level accreditation by the Australian Computer Society.
Honours is available to eligible students in either the Computer Science component or the Laws component. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Exit pathways are available for eligible students.
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