Bachelor of Media and Communication/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This degree combines practical skills and contextual understanding of the media and communication industries with the skills to work as a legal practitioner.
Media outlets operate in a regulatory environment in which changes occur rapidly and constantly. In an era where there is increasing public scrutiny of our media, the need for legal practitioners with specific media awareness has never been greater. Studies in media and communication are centred on the distribution of creative content as well as media research and policy. You will understand the practicalities and influence of the media industries and gain highly transferable skills in this growth area.
QUT is Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is a higher-level qualification than a bachelor degree, as it has honours-level content integrated throughout the course. The advanced knowledge and skills in this course will benefit your professional career, or future research and study.
Our contemporary law degree prepares you to think ahead and allows you to take advantage of employment opportunities in growth areas or newly emerging sectors, such as mining and resources, intellectual property and technology.
As a QUT law student, you will benefit immediately and into the future from:
a course that has been designed in consultation with industry to have a strong foundation in contemporary law knowledge, understanding and experience
meaningful connections with high profile industry employers
practical and effective hands-on learning experiences during your studies
classes with leading and internationally renowned law experts
international study and placement opportunities
our high quality law library, expert librarians and Law Moot Court facilities
the convenience of a city-based campus.
QUT Law is also dedicated to your successful career in legal practice as we are Brisbane is only university to offer a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice course and have offered this course for over 35 years.
Career outcomes
Through the combination of media and communication with law, you will enhance your employability in your chosen field, whether in the legal profession or as a media and communication practitioner.
Within the legal environment, career options include lawyers specializing in clients in the media and communication arena and could include specialization in areas such as intellectual property law, defamation and media law. Within the media and communication field, graduates could be employed by organizations such as media consultancy firms dealing with clients from the legal industry.
Although many of our graduates become practicing lawyers, a law degree may also provide the foundation for a career in government, a community organization or business. Our graduates have an excellent track record of securing exciting positions.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Law

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have an aggregate score of 26-39. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) score of 64; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 58; Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) overall grade C1.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have sound knowledge in the area of English. They must have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).
English Language Requirements:
Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) overall score is 64 and no sub-score less than 58, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) overall score is 58, Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) overall Grade is C1. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) offers below pathways courses for this subject Extended Foundation
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
TAFE Queensland

Full Time (5.5 years)

A$28,400.00 (US$ 22,214) per year

19 February 2018

Queensland University of Technology Gardens Point Campus, 2 George Street, BRISBANE CITY, Queensland, 4000, BRISBANE, Australia