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CQUniversity Australia (CQU)

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Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Information Technology

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Designed with input from our industry partners, the Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Information Technology is a multidisciplinary qualification designed to enable you to gain entry into the legal and information technology professions.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
5 years full-time, 10 years part-time
Course Code
CL54
Study Mode
Online
ATAR
81.85

About this course

Designed with input from our industry partners, the Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Information Technology is a multidisciplinary qualification designed to enable you to gain entry into the legal and information technology professions.

During your legal studies you will learn about legal procedures and key legislation, develop skills necessary to identify, analyse and evaluate facts in relation to legal frameworks. The core areas of the law degree match those required for admission to the legal profession including statutory interpretation, criminal law and procedure, contracts, torts, constitutional law, equity, administrative law, property, company, evidence, professional responsibility and civil procedure.

During your information technology studies you will learn the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in the information technology industry. You will benefit from current industry relevant units as well as in-built practical experiences including the option to complete a work placement or project as part of the capstone unit within your chosen major. Choose to major in application development, business analysis or network security.

You will benefit from the flexibility to study online to allow you to balance your study, work, family and other commitments. With flexibility in mind, you have the option to undertake experiential learning opportunities including moot simulations, developing legal apps, pro bono community service opportunities and the option to seek out work placements.

Choosing to study this double degree will put you on the cutting edge of the transformation of the legal industry towards automation and legal information technology jobs of the near future. Discover more about studying law at CQUni and the range of support available to students.

Entry requirements

Domestic students

Prerequisites: English (4,SA) or equivalent

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent), or
  • tertiary diploma level qualification, or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America.

If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following

scores as below.

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall & minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge

English

Study locations

Online