Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Media and Communication

with a major in Social Media

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: Social Media

Gain a comprehensive understanding of social media platforms within social, cultural and industry contexts. Learn how to analyse new and emerging media technologies and drive their use and innovation across industry.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 2 March 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020

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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