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Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

What you will study

Bachelor of Laws (Combined)When you study a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at the University of Newcastle you will graduate with a Bachelor of Laws and second Bachelor level degree of your choice in just five years of full-time study.

If you want to practice law after you graduate you will need to complete a practical legal training course. You can choose to do this in the last two years of your combined law degree through enrolling in the LLB (Practice) Program.

Whether you choose to practice law or pursue another career, the skills and extensive knowledge you acquire through this combined degree will be invaluable.You will graduate with skills and experience in:

  • Advanced research
  • Advocacy
  • Analytical problem solving
  • High level task management
  • Negotiation
  • Strong oral and written communication

A combined degree in law is also an excellent springboard for careers in business, government and non-government organisation and private enterprise. An advanced understanding of our legal system has relevance across a wide range of industries and will place you in a strong position when you embark on your professional career.

For more detailed program information relating to the Bachelor of Laws (Honours), please refer to the handbook. You can also find out more about studying law at the University of Newcastle by visiting the Faculty of Business and Law.

Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice/ Bachelor of Laws

The Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice/ Bachelor of Laws equips you with the skills needed to pursue a career as a lawyer, or to follow a separate career path in Aboriginal affairs.

Whether you are Indigenous or non-Indigenous, the Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice/ Bachelor of Laws provides you with an opportunity to improve social justice by preparing through a highly fulfilling career in Indigenous affairs.

When you study this degree you will develop:

  • An understanding of the social, political and justice issues impacting the Aboriginal community
  • Effective communication with Aboriginal clients
  • Strong cultural sensitivity and knowledge of the Aboriginal community

The skills you develop in advocacy, negotiation and high-level communication will give you a competitive advantage for Aboriginal affairs roles in health, education, community development and a range of other areas.

For more information, take a look at the Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice single degree.

For more detailed program information about the combined Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice/ Bachelor of Laws, please refer to the handbook.

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