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Bachelor of Sports Media/Bachelor of Laws - 837AA

Course Code: 837AA
Course Version: 3
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Arts and Communications
School of Law & Justice
CRICOS Code: 063980D
Lowest Selection Rank: 90.00
English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS or equivalent of 6.5, with no band score below 6.0. Students who have undertaken all of their education in an English speaking country (as defined on UC website) are deemed to have met our English language proficiency requirements.

Tell the story of sport with legal insight 

Looking to give your sports media career a distinct advantage? Achieve a fully accredited law degree with professional knowledge and skills in sports journalism. 

Extend your understanding of the business of sport. Pursue your passion for sports reportage while ensuring outstanding career opportunities in the field of law. 

Combine a Bachelor of Sports Media with a Bachelor of Laws at UC to: 

  • immerse yourself in sport studies
  • train to a professional standard in print, radio, television and online journalism
  • qualify as a practicing lawyer
  • develop a commercial law focus that will benefit other professions
  • become an expert in the world of sport. 

Study opportunities

  • Take advantage of our law internships and international study options.
  • Exit early with a:
    • Bachelor of Laws
    • Bachelor of Sports Media. 

Career opportunities 

  • The law degree prepares you to work as a solicitor or barrister.
  • This program has professional accreditation with the Supreme Court of the ACT and the State of NSW.
  • Our graduates also enjoy outstanding employment opportunities in:
    • public relations work with sporting firms and bodies
    • management of sports recreation or leisure centres
    • sport reportage via print or electronic media. 

Important to know

Admission Requirements

Attainment of the published ATAR or its equivalent.

Admission to a double degree course will ensure that the student will be permitted to proceed in the Bachelor of Laws component of the course. However, before the final two years (full time equivalent) of the Bachelor of Laws course can be undertaken, students undertaking a double degree must have satisfied the requirement for the first degree in the double degree course. Students undertaking the double degree course will be awarded the first degree in the double degree course upon completion of the academic requirements for that course.

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Refer to individual courses.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Laws LLB
Bachelor of Sports Media B SportsMedia

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Sports Media Bachelor of Laws

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.


Professional Accreditation

This program is recognised by the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and the State of New South Wales. Through mutual recognition, UCs degree may serve as the basis for admission in all Australian jurisdictions.

Through a program offered in conjunction with the College of Law, students may (in their final year of the Bachelor of Laws at UC) begin their Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice course that qualifies for them for admission. Arrangements exist for students to articulate into programs leading to admission in the UK and the United States.

Graduate Employment

Graduates can expect to find employment in public relations work with sporting firms and bodies, management of sports recreation or leisure centres, and communication of sports information to the public via print or electronic media. Graduation from this course provides outstanding employment opportunities and high starting salaries.

Special Class Delivery Details

This course features small class sizes, highly qualified staff, state-of-the art facilities, including on-campus and remote access to all the major online legal databases.

Course Duration

Standard ten semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty-four semesters.

Honours

The degree of Bachelor of Laws may be awarded with first or second class honours. Requirements are specified in the Determination of Course Particulars for the Bachelor of Laws. High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours).

Internships

Opportunities exist for law internships

Internationalisation

There are opportunities for law internships and international study through linkages with law firms, governments and overseas universities.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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