Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws



Delivery ModeOn campus
Duration 5F / 10P
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 (Spring)
Apply Direct Code2752.6
UAC Code725020 [Parramatta]
Entrance Rank96.65 [Parramatta]
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.



Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationPenrith and Campbelltown or Parramatta campus depending where Bachelor of Laws program is studied.
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 (Spring)
Course Code2752.6 [CRICOS Code 054282E] 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


Tailor your studies to your specific goals by combining our accredited Bachelor of Laws degree with another degree. When you graduate after five years, you have two degrees, and excellent legal skills relevant to  professional employment.

The law component provides you with professional legal skills including the ability to analyse legal material, understand fundamental legal principles, understand the relationship between law and society, and gain general analytical skills for critical thinking and problem solving. Special emphasis is placed on the development of skills in advocacy, negotiation, legal drafting and legal research.

Your practical legal skills will be further developed using our extensive law library, computer-based law research lab and state-of-the-art moot courts located.

You will have the opportunity, with supervision,  to undertake projects for organisations that have limited resources.

For information on the Bachelor of Communication component of this degree, refer to the major area of study within the Communication degree you are interested in: Advertising; Journalism; Media Arts Production; Public Relations.


Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws

A career in Communication

There are four majors in the Bachelor of Communication and the career opportunities are directly related to each major. Refer to the following pages for detailed information about the major and career opportunities:

A career in Law

With an additional qualification in Law, you may be able to pursue a career as a:

  • Solicitor / Barrister
  • Criminal prosecutor
  • Human Rights defender
  • Judge's associate or law clerk

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Academic Profile

Professor Michael Adams

Professor Michael Adams is an internationally recognised specialist in corporate law, governance, securities markets regulation, and legal education (especially e-learning). Michael has been writing, teaching and regularly presenting on all these topics for over 20 years. He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators (FACE), as well as the Australian Academy of Law (FAAL), and is also a Fellow of the Governance Institute…

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How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

Instructions for international applications are available on the International Admissions pages.