Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Arts

with a major in Ethics and Technology – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-LAWART Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: Ethics and Technology

Embed your analytical and innovative thinking skill set to unpack the sometimes obvious, sometimes subtle ways in which technology is shaping our work, relationships, health, communications, and our very selves.

Examine the plethora of ethical issues around privacy and surveillance, human rights, equity and security thrown up by the use of data harvesting by private corporations and governments. 

Develop strong verbal and written communication skills to create policy needed to protect human rights, social equity and security now and in the future.

In this multi-disciplinary, you’ll learn about philosophy, sociology, and politics.

Our Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Arts gives you a strong foundation in critical thinking and problem-solving skills for a dynamic future-ready legal career.

Be prepared for the legal world of tomorrow – artificial intelligence, big data, cybersecurity and more – with a degree that explores how technology is transforming legal practice. You’ll focus on legal tech, commercial law and intellectual property law, and learn how to protect the rights of those who create and innovate. Plus, gain a solid grounding with core units in Constitutional Law, Contract Law and Criminal Law.

Whether you’re passionate about climate change, social justice or how to protect our rights in an evolving tech rich world – with your arts degree, you’ll fortify your analytical thinking by tackling complex and crucial global problems with majors such as Climate and Social Justice or Ethics and Technology.

Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. In this double degree, you'll complete law-related professional experience placements. You'll also be introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises. In arts unit, collaborate with fellow students and community, civil society and industry partners to create real campaigns for real social change.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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Duration

5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210431 (CSP)
  • 3400210433 (IFP)