Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business Information Systems

with a major in Data Analytics – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

Course rules

To qualify for the Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business Information Systems, students must complete 500 credit points comprising:

  • 19 core Law units (237.5 credit points)
  • 5 Law electives (62.5 credit points)
  • 3 Professional Experiences in law (0 credit points) *
  • 16 Business Information Systems units comprising of:
  • 8 Core Business Information Systems units (100 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Information Systems discipline major (100 credit points)

Students complete no more than 200 credit points (16 units) at Introductory Level (i.e. Stage 1 - LAW1XXXX). A unit of study can only be counted once. Where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternative unit. 

* Domestic students also have an opportunity to undertake a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Professional Placement. Please note that due to government regulation international students holding a student visa are not able to undertake Professional Placements in this course.

Professional Placements

Professional Placements are subject to a competitive selection process.

Students who undertake a 12-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 600 credit points comprising:

  • 19 core Law units (237.5 credit points)
  • 5 Law electives (62.5 credit points)
  • 3 Professional Experiences in law (0 credit points) * (see note below)
  • 16 Business Information Systems (100 credit points)
  • 8 Core Business Information Systems units (100 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Information Systems discipline major (100 credit points)
  • 4 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points)

Students who elect to undertake a 6-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 550 credit points comprising:

  • 19 core Law units (237.5 credit points)
  • 5 Law electives (62.5 credit points)
  • 3 Professional Experiences in law (0 credit points) * (see note below)
  • 16 Business Information Systems
  • 8 Core Business Information Systems units (100 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Information Systems discipline major (100 credit points)
  • 2 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (50 credit points)

* Please note if a student selects the Information Systems Professional Placement units, the Professional Experience in Law units are required to be completed. If student selects the Law Professional Placement units, the Professional Experience in Law units are waived.

Maximum Academic Credit
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business Information Systems is 200 credit points (normally 20 units), 150 credit points maximum from Law discipline and 100 credit points from Business Information Systems.