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Bachelor of Advertising and Marketing Communication / Bachelor of Laws - 995AA

Course Code: 995AA
Course Version: 2
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Law School
Discipline of Communication and Media
UAC Code: 362444
CRICOS Code: 065742B
English Language Requirements: None.

Introduction

This course prepares students for a career in advertising and marketing communication with legal responsibilities or as a law professional with marketing communication expertise. It provides outstanding employment opportunities.

The Advertising /Marketing Communication majors combine a sound theoretical grounding in communication and media studies and research with a focused education in the theories, issues and skills pertaining to the advertising and marketing communication industry. Practical workshops are an integral part of the course.

The law majors, minors and practice units lead to a fully accredited Law degree that is the basis for admission to practice law in Australia. This course is for undergraduates who seek completion of a law degree in minimum time. It is fully accredited as a basis for admission to practice law in Australia. We proudly use research-led educational methods that support students in the adventure of learning law. We emphasise practical legal problem-solving in social and economic context and the development of advocacy abilities and legal skills while understanding their connections to the theory and history of law. We strive to graduate professionals with respect for social and ethical responsibilities.

Governance in public and private spheres is the common element in the three main areas of strength of the Canberra Law School
- Corporate and Commercial Law;
- Revenue Law, including the Customs and Excise Law specialisation led by our Centre for Customs and Excise Studies [CCES]; and
- Justice, embracing the Administration of Justice, Access to Justice, Justice Environments and Law and Society studies.

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

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. Graduation from this course provides outstanding employment opportunities and high starting salaries.

Students who wish to graduate with a single degree, the Bachelor of Communication in Advertising/Marketing Communication, at the end of six semesters full time study must consult the Advertising/Marketing Communication course convener before enrolling for third year.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
In person Faculty of Business, Government & Law student support area (Building 11, Level B, Room 27 -- Reception counter) Email BGLCourseConveners@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Attainment of the published ATAR or its equivalent. Note students who fail to make the initial ATAR entrance score may undertake another UC course and enrol in the Law Foundation Major. Upon achieving a credit average in their first year of study students may seek transfer into the formal Law program.

Additional Admission Requirements

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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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 Advertising and Marketing Communication B Advt&MktgComm

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Advertising and Marketing Communication 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.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2013. Please refer to course 225JA Bachelor of Communication in Advertising/Bachelor of Laws.

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, UC's 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 them for admission. Arrangements exist for students to articulate into programs leading to admission in the UK and the United States. Students are also eligible to prepare to sit for the New York Bar.

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 achieving students may also be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) course.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Bachelor of Advertising and Marketing Communication (981AA) Bachelor of Laws (794AA)

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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