Study a combined law degree at the University of Newcastle and graduate with diverse, employable skills that will place you in the optimal position for career s

Bachelor of Science / 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 Science/ Bachelor of Laws

The Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Laws combination is an excellent spring-board for an exciting legal career. You will be able to apply your scientific knowledge to a range of legal contexts including industry, agriculture, climate change law and forensics.

With several majors to choose from within the Bachelor of Science, you can use this area of specialisation to shape either your career in law or science

If you decide not to practice law, your laws qualifications will equip you with analytical and logical reasoning skills and an understanding of how our society functions that will hold you in good stead for any science focused career you choose to pursue.

For more information about the single degree program, take a look at the Bachelor of Science.

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

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