When you graduate after five years, you will have two degrees and excellent practical legal skills relevant to professional legal skills relevant to professional employment.
The structure allows concurrent study in two degrees in the first three years, with the last two years dedicated to completing the Law component.
Note: Not all units are available on listed campuses. Please refer to our handbook for more information.
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Advanced Business Leadership and Laws at Western
Our graduates from this program are eligible to apply to the Legal Profession Admission Board for admission to legal practice in NSW after undertaking prescribed practical legal training.
Our students often engage in work experience during their course, for example, working at the NSW Attorney General's Office in legal aid, working in cooperative Summer Research Programs with industry, and in the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) advisory support scheme.
You will also have the opportunity to participate in Pro Bono Students Australia (PBSA) volunteering program.
This degree is exclusively for high-achieving students, and will continually challenge you to do even better and build on your academic success. Students in the Advanced degree program are automatically enrolled in The Academy, which offers interdisciplinary leadership programs, professional development and local and international internship and engagement opportunities for students.
The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.
You must maintain a grade point average of at least 5 across three consecutive semesters (reviewed each year) to remain in the course. If you do not meet this performance requirement you will be transferred to another relevant Western Sydney University undergraduate degree.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $28,480*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate of this double degree, you can look forward to career opportunities as a:
- Criminal Prosecutor
- Market Adviser
- Judge's Associate
- Corporate Legal Adviser
- Corporate Real Estate Agent
Solicitors provide legal advice, prepare and draft legal documents, and conduct negotiations on behalf of clients on matters associated with the law.
Barristers plead cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals.
Economists perform economic research and analysis, develop and apply theories about production and distribution of goods, people's spending and financial behaviour, and advise governments and organisations.
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Public Relations Consultants plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate advertising, public relations, sales and marketing activities within organisations.
Accountants provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, planning and decision-making.
Finance Planners organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities on behalf of individuals and within organisations.
Advertising professionals develop and coordinate advertising strategies and campaigns, determine the market for new goods and services, and identify and develop market opportunities.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.