Bachelor of Social Science/Bachelor of Laws

Western Sydney University - WSU

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

The double degree program permits you to multi-skill and offers diverse career paths providing high marketability in multiple areas of expertise.

The Bachelor of Laws provides you with professional legal skills including the ability to analyse legal material and understand fundamental legal principles; an understanding of the relationship between law and society; the skills to analyse and solve non-legal problems and specialised study into the Australian legal system.

You will be encouraged to choose from more than one of the social sciences, to allow for your personal and occupational interests, and to prepare you to extend your studies at the major and sub-major levels.
Law units are available at Campbelltown and Parramatta campuses. Social Science units are available at various campuses (mainly Bankstown and Kingswood), depending on the units chosen.

Solicitor or barrister
Criminal prosecutor
Human rights advocate
Corporate legal advisor in the banking or finance industries
Legal advisor to an interest...

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