Bachelor of Economics / Bachelor of Laws

Handbook

Faculty of Business and Law

Program Code

10781

Graduate Level

Undergraduate

CRICOS Code

Admission Instructions

Mode of delivery

Face to face on campus.

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Program only available to ongoing students or students commencing in 2008 with sufficient credit. New students wishing to study Economics may do so as a major within the Bachelor of Commerce program.

Within this combined degree program, students study a combination of Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws courses over a period of five years full-time. On completion of the first three years, students will have completed all the courses required for the Bachelor of Economics degree. In the final two years of the combined degree program students complete the requirements for of the Bachelor of Laws and may enrol in these two years on a less than full time basis. Alternatively, students completing this degree may apply for entry to the Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice Program - see separate handbook entry - which allows immediate admission to legal practice on graduation.

Students completing this combined degree program become specialists in Economics and also meet the academic requirement to practice law in NSW. However, students must also complete postgraduate professional training approved by the Legal Profession Admission Board to practice as a solicitor.


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No new intake from 2008.


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Mathematics


Credit Transfer (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)Back to top

Credit transfer agreements with TAFE NSW and other education providers are under continuous negotiation. For more information about articulation arrangements please contact the Faculty of Business and Law Program Officer.


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Students completing this program with accounting major will meet the academic requirements for Associate membership of CPA Australia and enrolment in the CPA Program, and for enrolment in the Chartered Accountants Program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Students may also be able to gain accreditation with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) with regard to various education and knowledge requirements under RG146. For more details see: http://www.asic.gov.au/eTraining/eTrain.nsf


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International students will be supported by the University's current support mechanisms. There will be a requirement for a minimum 7.0 IELTS result (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest) or equivalent.


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Information will be distributed to the University's Disability Liaison Officer to ensure that they are well informed of the revisions and aware of referral channels for students with questions.

The Program Convenor will ensure that staff teaching courses in the program are aware of the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act and relevant University policies, and conform to these requirements and make any reasonable accommodations for students with a disability. Course materials produced for the Web will comply with the University's Web accessibility guidelines.

The Program Convenor will ensure that academic staff offering the courses are aware of the special needs of members of particular equity groups and make every effort to meet any reasonable requirements they might have.


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The Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Laws combined degree program is undertaken over five years of full-time study. To satisfy the requirements of both degrees, students must comply with the specific course requirements detail in the section below, and the program entries for the Bachelor of Economics and the Bachelor of Laws.

To meet the requirements of the Bachelor of Economics you must complete 160 units, including 60 units of Prescribed Economics Courses at the 1000 level, and a Major Sequence of study in either Economics Policy Analysis or Money, Banking, Trade & Finance, and 20 units of electives at either the 2000 or 3000 level chosen from any available course. Please refer to the Program Description for the Bachelor of Economics for further details on course requirements within each Major Sequence.

Credit towards the Bachelor of Economics is granted for the 80 units of Bachelor of Laws courses completed in the first three years, taking the total Bachelor of Economics units to 240 units.

To meet the requirements of the Bachelor of Laws degree you must complete 240 units in the pattern indicated. The two final years of the combined degree program comprise study in LAWS courses only.


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Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
ACFI1001Accounting for Decision Makers

This course replaces ACFI1020. Students should refer to the Bachelor of Economics Handbook entry for the majors and their courses

Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2014 (Central Coast)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions

This course replaces ECON1100. Students should refer to the Bachelor of Economics Handbook entry for the majors and their courses

Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2014 (Central Coast)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
10 units
ECON1002Macroeconomics in the Global Economy

This course replaces ECON1110. Students should refer to the Bachelor of Economics Handbook entry for the majors and their courses

Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Central Coast)
10 units
ECON1130Basic Econometrics and Quantitative Modelling

Students should refer to the Bachelor of Economics Handbook entry for the majors and their courses

Not currently offered10 units
IRHR1001Managing the Organisation

This course replaces IRHR1110. Students should refer to the Bachelor of Economics Handbook entry for the majors and their courses

Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2014 (Central Coast)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS1001ALegal System & Method - Part ASemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS1001BLegal System & Method - Part BSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS1003ATorts - Part ASemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS1003BTorts - Part BSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
EBUS2000Information and Communication in Business

This course replaces EBUS1010. Students should refer to the Bachelor of Economics Handbook entry for the majors and their courses

Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore)
Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Central Coast)
10 units
LAWS2004ACriminal Law & Procedure - Part ASemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS2004BCriminal Law & Procedure - Part BSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS3004AContracts - Part ASemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS3004BContracts - Part BSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS4001Constitutional Law

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS4002Administrative Law

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS4003Civil Procedure

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)10 units
LAWS4004Evidence

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS4005Company Law

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS4007Professional Conduct

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)10 units
LAWS4010Equity and Trusts

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS4011Property

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS4012Public International Law

This course is a compulsory course for the Bachelor of Laws

Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
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Choose 70 units from LAWS courses at 5000 level. See Handbook for Bachelor of Laws.
LAWS5003Advanced Criminal LawSemester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)10 units
LAWS5005Advanced Legal Research and WritingSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5006Child LawSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5009Employment LawSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5010Environmental LawSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5011Equal Opportunity LawSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5014International Human Rights LawSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5015Intellectual Property LawSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5016Law ReviewNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5017Legal HistorySemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5021Sport and the LawNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5024Indigenous People, Issues and The LawNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5027Maritime and International Trade LawSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5028Intermural Skills CompetitionsSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5029Occupational Health and Safety LawNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5030Legal TheorySemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5031Trade Practices LawSemester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5032Dispute Resolution: non-litigiousNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5033Native Title Law and PracticeNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5061Commercial LawSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5063Family LawSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
LAWS5065Taxation LawSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units