This course has been discontinued - this course is closed for new enrolments, the information on this page is provided for continuing students.
The Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Media and Communication combines studies in commercial law, emphasising intellectual property law, with the knowledge to specialise in the media, communications and multimedia industries.
Learn about trademarks, patents and designs, copyright, the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct and competition law. Gain the skills to protect the rights of those who innovate or create.
Gain knowledge about how the media is evolving through an examination of issues such as ownership, control of the media and the impact of new media technologies on society. Develop professional communication skills.
Complete law-related professional experience placements at organisations in Australia or overseas. Become familiar with the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises.
- Semester 1 - 27 February 2017
- Semester 2 - 31 July 2017
- 3400211171 (CSP)
- 3400211173 (IFP)
Faculty of Business and Law
I completed a placement at Ringwood Magistrates Court where I shared an office with a Magistrate and observed and discussed many cases. This expanded my practical skills and led to other volunteer positions, including one at Legal Aid.
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Communication and Media
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