Bachelor of Social Science with the degree of Bachelor of Laws

Macquarie University

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Bachelor Degree
5.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Social scientists curious and questioning with an insatiable thirst for knowledge contribute to our comprehension of the world's biggest issues and formulate responses to them. Law specialists expert communicators, researchers and logical thinkers have a strong sense of justice and perform as responsible professionals in the community.

This double degree will develop your social research and policy skills, as well as your understanding of legal principles in areas of key importance to the social sciences such as constitutional law, contract law, family law and international law. You'll also investigate areas of contemporary concern such as consumer law, environmental law, health law and information technology law.

Development Studies and Culture Change
Environmental Humanities
Gender Studies
Human Geography
Indigenous Studies

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Depending on the major you choose, career options may include:
Educational policy maker
In-house, public or private practice legal practitioner (barrister or...

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