The Bachelor of Laws (Combined) offered at the University of Newcastle is your passport to a career as a lawyer and a range of other exciting legal professions.

Bachelor of Social Science / 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.

Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Business graduates majoring in Human Resouce Management will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect:Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively independently and in teams.
  • Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Marketing, Management, International Business, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Tourism.
  • Display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business.
  • Apply business skills that incorporate understanding of global and ethical issues.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resource Management. 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.

Information Systems

Bachelor of Business graduates majoring in Information Systems will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively independently and in teams.
  • Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Marketing, Management, International Business, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Tourism.
  • Display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business.
  • Apply business skills that incorporate understanding of global and ethical issues.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Business majoring in Information Systems. 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.

International Business

Bachelor of Business graduates majoring in International Business will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect:

Graduates of the Master of International Business will:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively independently and in teams.
  • Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to International Business and be proficient in their application
  • Apply business skills that incorporate understanding of global and cultural issues, and will be skilled in cross-cultural interaction.
  • Display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Business majoring in International Business. 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.

Management

Bachelor of Business graduates majoring in Management will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively independently and in teams.
  • Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Marketing, Management, International Business, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Tourism.
  • Display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business.
  • Apply business skills that incorporate understanding of global and ethical issues.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Business majoring in Management. 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.

Marketing

Bachelor of Business graduates majoring in Marketing will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively independently and in teams.
  • Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Marketing, Management, International Business, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Tourism.
  • Display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business.
  • Apply business skills that incorporate understanding of global and ethical issues.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to Bachelor of Business graduates majoring in Marketing. 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.

Supply Chain Management

Graduate attributes for the Bachelor of Business 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

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively independently and in teams.
  • Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Marketing, Management, International Business, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Tourism.
  • Display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business.
  • Apply business skills that incorporate understanding of global and ethical issues.

Sample Jobs

The sample job titles listed include a range of typical opportunities for graduates of the Bachelor of Business, majoring in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The jobs listed may require additional study or depend on level of experience.

Tourism

Sample Jobs

Graduates majoring in Tourism will be able to pursue a variety of careers in the travel and tourism industry for both private and public companies, as well as some government roles. Below is a list of some of the typical opportunities for Bachelor of Business graduates who have majored in Leisure and Tourism Management.

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