Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Media and Communication

with a major in Professional Writing and Editing – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

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 trade marks, 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.

Selected major: Professional Writing and Editing

Gain an understanding of industry laws and regulations, as well as writing and editing skills for novels, non-fiction, creative fiction, scripts, screenwriting, advertising and the web.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

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Duration

5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400211171 (CSP)
  • 3400211173 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law