Bachelor of Information Systems (Advanced)/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Information Systems and Laws at Western

In the Bachelor of Information Systems, students will get involved in advanced activities, extension projects, research training and hands-on real-life business projects. During this program you will be assisted by a mentor who will support and guide you throughout the degree. You will be linked with experienced academic staff and industry partners who will provide you with continuous training and supervision. You will also be invited to join research groups which will allow you to take part in large research projects. 

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program satisfies the academic degree requirements for admission to practice as an Australian lawyer. Students will engage in collaborative face-to-face problem and case-based learning, will be supported by online learning materials, and will participate in authentic assessment to develop knowledge and skills. The program provides students with a broad progressive legal education with a strong practical orientation to the law. Students develop skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, research, communication, collaboration, self-management, and ethical and professional awareness and judgement. Students will have the opportunity to develop skills in legal advocacy, negotiation, and legal technology and extend their professional and learning experiences through work integrated learning, clinical placement and international exchange engagements.

Students can undertake specialised study in topical local and international law and practical experiences. In the Information Systems Advanced component of the program, students learn about computing and information technology in a business context.

The program extends learning available in Bachelor of Information Systems through advanced activities including extension projects, hands on business projects and research training. Mentoring and access to some industry partners and research groups will enable students to develop skills and networks that apply directly in industry.

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.

Professional accreditation

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.

The Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced is accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level.

Program structure

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Students must maintain a grade point average of 5 or above to remain in the program. Those who do not maintain this average will be transferred to the Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of Laws.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $30,800*

Delivery: On campus

 

 

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"At WSU, I found a [program] that I wanted to study, and at a campus that was close to home. I am not wasting time travelling."

— Darzana Ravindrarajah. Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology / Bachelor of Laws.

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (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 program 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 program past the normal finish date of the program 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 programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.