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Communication-Laws, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 40 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Gold Coast, Australia
A Bachelor of Communication-Laws at Bond University, equips graduates with the opportunity to specialise in Communication while undertaking combined studies in Law. Students can choose from six Communication specialist majors, while developing the core legal skills essential to the practice of law.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Communication offers students the ideal mix of theory and practice, combining foundational studies in Communication and Media with focused studies in the professional disciplines of Public Relations, Advertising and Journalism. It also allows students to pursue focused studies in the fields of Communication & Society, Corporate Storytelling, Creative Writing, Digital Media, Film & TV, Media Studies, and Social Media as well as a combination of these fields.

Key features

  • Combine studies in Communication and Law
  • Small class sizes and personalised approach to learning
  • Graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees

Professional outcomes

The Bachelor of Communication-Laws at Bond University enables you to graduate with two undergraduate degrees. The combined degree provides you with the professional outcomes and opportunities of both individual degrees. Please refer to the individual programs for professional outcomes.

Completing this combined program will provide opportunities for a range of careers in private, government and not for profit sectors. Graduates may seek to practise law whilst utilising a foundational understanding of the communication and media industries, or employ their understanding of Law to work in media industries with a background in compliance, regulation and intellectual property.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 40 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Thinking and Communication 
  • Leadership and Team Dynamics 
  • Ethical Thought and Action 
  • Human Communication 
  • Mass Media 
  • Communication Research 
  • Interpersonal Communication 
  • Digital Media and Society 
  • Organisational Communication & Leadership
  • Writing for News Media 
  • The Australian Media 
  • Public Relations PrincipIes & Practice 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
  • As a general rule, Bond University imposes a minimum age requirement of 17 years and a minimum entry score (expressed as an OP, ATAR, IB or equivalent). 
  • Applicants require a minimum entry score equivalent to OP15 or higher (ATAR 63.50 for admission) to be considered for admission into our bachelor programs.  
  • Applicants who are about to complete their final Year 12 assessment will be also considered, based on the predicted OP, ATAR or IB score provided by their school. 
CRICOS code: 093915J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20040 AUD per semester and a duration of 40 months.
  • National

    34720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17360 AUD per semester and a duration of 40 months.
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Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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