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Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies

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  • Level:5-Year Double Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisite subjects

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

English Requirement

IELTS overall score of 7 (with no band score less than 6.5) or equivalent

Course Information

Forge an international legal career and develop competitive skills with cross-cultural relevance in Deakin's Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies. You'll learn about and analyse the forces shaping Australia, investigate the internationalisation of the law, and apply it all at a global level through Deakin's overseas study experiences.

Travelling overseas to apply your skills in exciting destinations is a highlight. So too is the practical experience we offer on campus. We take an experiential approach to study, including opportunities to build on your classroom learning by working on real cases at Deakin Law Clinic. Under supervision from qualified solicitors, you'll conduct research on legal issues, offer advice and sit in on real courtroom proceedings. Graduate from this accredited course with two in-demand degrees, setting yourself up for a career without limits.

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To complete the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies, students must attain a total of 40 credit points consisting of 24 credit points from the Faculty of Business and Law and 16 credit points from the Faculty of Arts plus the compulsory 0-credit point unit, MAI010 Academic Integrity. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.

Compulsory 0-credit point unit (to be completed in first trimester of study):-

  • MAI010 Academic Integrity

The 24 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws include:

  • 18 credit points of Bachelor of Laws core units

  • 6 credit points of Law elective units, including 1 credit point of an experiential unit from the WIL/Practical Elective units list.

For students who commenced from 2014 onwards, the 16 credit points from the Bachelor of International Studies include:

  • 6 credit points of core units

  • an 8 credit point major sequence

  • an approved international experience (2 credit points minimum) to be completed in the third or fourth year of the course

Students are required to meet the University's academic progress and conduct requirements. Click here for more informatio

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies graduates are suitable candidates for a wide range of career opportunities, including:

  • corporate lawyer

  • crime analyst

  • criminal lawyer

  • law reform officer

  • judge

  • jury consultant

  • law professor

  • legal adviser

  • mediator

  • diplomat

  • federal police officer

  • trade agreements negotiator

  • ASIO officer

  • foreign affairs officer

  • politician

  • NGO policy officer.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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