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Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Career opportunities

Laws

Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice graduates will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. Listed below are the attributes will have demonstrated on the completion of each degree.

Bachelor of Laws

  • Graduates will be equipped to provide high quality service to employers, government, and individual clients, by demonstrating a capacity to engage in legal research; high level ability in analysis; skills in lateral thinking and problem-solving which enable the provision of appropriate advice and solutions over a range of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms; superior verbal and written communication skills; critical thinking and reflective engagement with legal material.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to act as an advocate for the rule of law.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to accept responsibility to play a constructive role in the maintenance and reform of the legal system.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to uphold the highest ethical standards in discharging his/her responsibilities to clients, other professionals, the courts and the public.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to pursue lifelong learning in a dynamic discipline.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to understand, evaluate and critically reflect upon the interaction of law and society.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Journalism

Bachelor of Communication graduates majoring in Journalism will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect:
  • An in-depth knowledge and ability to appropriate to a person seeking entry to communication and cultural industries or seeking to undertake further study in the discipline.
  • An ability to recognise the inter-related nature of communication practices and the inter-related nature of informing disciplines.
  • A capacity to engage in constructive public discourse to sustain communities.
  • An understanding of methodologies and theories of interpretation relevant to communication practice, research and creative endeavour.
  • The ability to critically reflect on the practice of communication, engage with and interpret complex text and seek creative solutions to multi-faceted problems.
  • An ability to work co-operatively and collaboratively in communication productions, showing appropriate levels of independent initiative and professional judgement.
  • Competence to research and interpret issues in a chosen field and to use information communication technologies in research, learning and communities of practice.
  • A capacity to construct and present narratives and arguments with clarity and effectiveness in written, oral and multimedia forms.
  • Knowledge of ethical, justice and equity issues relevant to society, communication and cultural industries.
  • A level of cultural awareness, knowledge and sensitivity that will be required for constructive social action and to develop the skills and motivation necessary to support life long learning.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Communication graduate majoring in Journalism. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Media Production

Bachelor of Communication graduates majoring in Media Production will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect:
  • An in-depth knowledge and ability to appropriate to a person seeking entry to communication and cultural industries or seeking to undertake further study in the discipline.
  • An ability to recognise the inter-related nature of communication practices and the inter-related nature of informing disciplines.
  • The capacity to engage in constructive public discourse to sustain communities.
  • An understanding of methodologies and theories of interpretation relevant to communication practice, research and creative endeavour.
  • To critically reflect on the practice of communication, engage with and interpret complex text and seek creative solutions to multi-faceted problems.
  • The ability to work co-operatively and collaboratively in communication productions, showing appropriate levels of independent initiative and professional judgement.
  • The competence to research and interpret issues in a chosen field and to use information communication technologies in research, learning and communities of practice.
  • The capacity to construct and present narratives and arguments with clarity and effectiveness in written, oral and multimedia forms.
  • A knowledge of ethical, justice and equity issues relevant to society, communication and cultural industries.
  • A level of cultural awareness, knowledge and sensitivity that will be required for constructive social action and to develop the skills and motivation necessary to support life long learning.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Communication majoring in Media Production. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Media Studies

Graduate attributes for the Bachelor of Communications are the skills, abilities and knowledge that are highly sought after by a broad range of employers. Below is the complete list of attributes that graduates will have demonstrated upon the completion of the degree.

Graduate Attributes

On completion of the Bachelor of Communication degree, a graduate will be able to demonstrate:

  • In-depth knowledge and ability to appropriate to a person seeking entry to communication and cultural industries or seeking to undertake further study in the discipline.
  • Ability to recognise the inter-related nature of communication practices and the inter-related nature of informing disciplines.
  • Capacity to engage in constructive public discourse to sustain communities.
  • Understanding of methodologies and theories of interpretation relevant to communication practice, research and creative endeavour.
  • Critically reflect on the practice of communication, engage with and interpret complex text and seek creative solutions to multi-faceted problems.
  • Ability to work co-operatively and collaboratively in communication productions, showing appropriate levels of independent initiative and professional judgement.
  • Competence to research and interpret issues in a chosen field and to use information communication technologies in research, learning and communities of practice.
  • Capacity to construct and present narratives and arguments with clarity and effectiveness in written, oral and multimedia forms.
  • Knowledge of ethical, justice and equity issues relevant to society, communication and cultural industries.
  • A level of cultural awareness, knowledge and sensitivity that will be required for constructive social action and to develop the skills and motivation necessary to support life long learning.

Sample Jobs

The sample job titles listed include a range of opportunities for graduates at degree, honours, and postgraduate study and experience levels. Some of these roles may require you to take a double major in your undergraduate degree.

Public Relations

Graduate attributes for the Bachelor of Communications are the skills, abilities and knowledge sets that are highly sought after in the construction industry. Below is the complete list of attributes that graduates will have demonstrated upon the completion of the degree.

Graduate Attributes

On completion of the Bachelor of Communication degree, a graduate will be able to demonstrate:

  • In-depth knowledge and ability to appropriate to a person seeking entry to communication and cultural industries or seeking to undertake further study in the discipline.
  • Ability to recognise the inter-related nature of communication practices and the inter-related nature of informing disciplines.
  • Capacity to engage in constructive public discourse to sustain communities.
  • Understanding of methodologies and theories of interpretation relevant to communication practice, research and creative endeavour.
  • Critically reflect on the practice of communication, engage with and interpret complex text and seek creative solutions to multi-faceted problems.
  • Ability to work co-operatively and collaboratively in communication productions, showing appropriate levels of independent initiative and professional judgement.
  • Competence to research and interpret issues in a chosen field and to use information communication technologies in research, learning and communities of practice.
  • Capacity to construct and present narratives and arguments with clarity and effectiveness in written, oral and multimedia forms.
  • Knowledge of ethical, justice and equity issues relevant to society, communication and cultural industries.
  • A level of cultural awareness, knowledge and sensitivity that will be required for constructive social action and to develop the skills and motivation necessary to support life long learning.

Sample Jobs

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