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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

4 years full-time.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

4 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 40129
CRICOS code: 095147F

For addtional information about this degree you can refer to the page for the corresponding single degree:
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Combined

Program handbook

Description

The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepeneurship/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is a 400 unit Bachelor (Honours) degree. The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship prepares students with the academic knowledge and practical experience needed to become highly competitive in rapidly changing regional, national and global economies and communities. Embedding business, innovation and entrepreneurial knowledge into a combined degree program with practical experiences gives students a substantial edge when applying for jobs in both the public and private sectors.

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is strongly complementary with its focus on real-world skills. Students will receive in-depth training in legal research techniques, and be equipped with advanced skills suitable for high-level legal research work or further academic study. Given the extensive regulation that applies to businesses and corporations in general, general, and to innovative business environments in particular, a law degree is a highly valued and useful asset within the business sector.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Effective advanced oral and written communication skills to provide professional advice to employers, government and individual clients.
  • Skills to be able to work individually or in teams.
  • Critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills to analyse and solve legal problems and issues in innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Law.
  • Proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business
  • Business skills that incorporate understanding of ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives

Details

Information correct as at26th Sep 2017 9:12am
Program code40129
AQF level

Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 4 years full-time.
  • International students - 4 years full-time.
ATAR (2017)
LocationCut-offMedian

This program is new for 2018, there is currently no commencing student profile available.

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Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Business and Law
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Law School
  2. Newcastle Business School
  3. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code095147F

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Admission information

Admission requirements

There are a number of ways to gain entry to the Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program at the University of Newcastle. Students may be considered for admission on the basis of:

1.1.1. NSW HSC or equivalent - irrespective of age of qualification;

1.1.2. Completed or partly completed higher education studies;

1.1.3. TAFE qualifications;

1.1.4. Overseas qualifications equivalent to Australian studies (International);

1.1.5 A University approved special admission bonus points scheme:

         i. Educational Access Scheme (EAS); and

         ii. Regional and Rural Bonus Points Scheme.

1.1.6. A University approved special admission scheme:

          i. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Admission Scheme;

          ii. Elite Athletes Admission Scheme;

         iii. Special Circumstances Admission Scheme; and

         iv. Guaranteed Entry Admission Scheme.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

There is a requirement for a minimum 7.0 IELTS result (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest) or equivalent.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

400 units

Program duration

4 years full-time.

International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.

Program requirements

The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is a 400 unit Bachelor degree. Students must complete the following units:

  • 150 units of core courses for the Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • 170 units of core courses for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • 70 units of directed courses for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • 10 units of elective courses for the BIE

Program Plans are provided to students to guide their study. Please refer to the individual program handbook entries for further information about each program.


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Courses

Core Courses

Complete all core courses.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ACFI1001Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
ACFI1003Introduction to Finance
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS1001ALegal System and Method - Part A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS1001BLegal Systems and Method - Part B
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS1003ATorts - Part A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS1003BTorts - Part B
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MKTG1001Foundations of Marketing
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1001Introduction to Management
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
STAT1060Business Decision Making
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
LAWS2004ACriminal Law & Procedure - Part A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS2004BCriminal Law and Procedure - Part B
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2002Business Venturing
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
MNGT2003Entrepreneurial and Innovation Diversity
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
MNGT2004Managing Innovation
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2005Leadership and Ethics
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS3004AContracts - Part A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS3004BContracts - Part B
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3006Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
MNGT3007Social Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS4001Constitutional Law
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS4002Administrative Law
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS4003Civil Procedure
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS4004Evidence
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS4005Company Law
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS4007Professional Conduct
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS4010Equity and Trusts
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS4011Property
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS4012Public International Law
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Courses

Directed Courses

Complete 70 units of courses from the directed list.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
LAWS5003Advanced Criminal LawNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5005Adv Legal Research and Writing
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5006Child Law
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5009Employment Law
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5010Environmental Law
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5011Equal Opportunity Law
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5013Health Law
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5014International Human Rights Law
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5015Intellectual Property Law
  • Winter - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5016Law ReviewNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5017Legal HistoryNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5021Sport and the Law
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5024Indigenous People, Issues and The LawNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5027International Trade Law
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5028Competitive Mooting
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5029Workplace Health and Safety Law
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5030Jurisprudence
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5031Competition Law and Policy
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5032Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5033Native Title Law and PracticeNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5034Crime and Australian SocietyNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5035Law and ReligionNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5036International Clinical Legal Externship
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5037Public Interest Advocacy
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5039Internet Law
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5040Financial Services RegulationNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5041Mining Law
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5042Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5043International Study Experience
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Summer 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS5044International Environmental Law and PolicyNot currently offered10 units
LAWS5061Commercial Law
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5063Family Law
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS5065Taxation Law
  • Summer 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Electives

Complete 10 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

10 units

Honours

Honours is embedded in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program. All students who successfully complete the program will graduate with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours). Students who excel in their studies will have access to graded Honours, which will be calculated according to the University's policy. The policy is available at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/policy/000990.html . See the Program Convenor for further information regarding eligibility for Graded Honours.


Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Special needs

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online