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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepeneurship/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is a 400 unit Bachelor (Honours) degree. The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship prepares students with the academic knowledge and practical experience needed to become highly competitive in rapidly changing regional, national and global economies and communities. Embedding business, innovation and entrepreneurial knowledge into a combined degree program with practical experiences gives students a substantial edge when applying for jobs in both the public and private sectors.

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is strongly complementary with its focus on real-world skills. Students will receive in-depth training in legal research techniques, and be equipped with advanced skills suitable for high-level legal research work or further academic study. Given the extensive regulation that applies to businesses and corporations in general, general, and to innovative business environments in particular, a law degree is a highly valued and useful asset within the business sector.

Program learning outcomes
On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Effective advanced oral and written communication skills to provide professional advice to employers, government and individual clients.
  • Skills to be able to work individually or in teams.
  • Critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills to analyse and solve legal problems and issues in innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Law.
  • Proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business
  • Business skills that incorporate understanding of ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives

Campus Information

Newcastle City campus

The University of Newcastle plays an important part in the renewed sense of vibrancy in the Newcastle CBD and our Newcastle City campus is very much at the centre of the city's burgeoning arts scene. NUspace is a $95 million landmark education building developed in 2017 by the University of Newcastle in the heart of Newcastle's CBD. NUspace harnesses the latest in technology and innovation in teaching and learning to deliver a world-class student experience by engaging students in new and exciting ways.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

There are a number of ways to gain entry to the Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program at the University of Newcastle. Students may be considered for admission on the basis of:

1.1.1. NSW HSC or equivalent - irrespective of age of qualification;

1.1.2. Completed or partly completed higher education studies;

1.1.3. TAFE qualifications;

1.1.4. Overseas qualifications equivalent to Australian studies (International);

1.1.5 A University approved special admission adjustment scheme:

         i. Educational Access Scheme (EAS); and

         ii. Regional and Rural Adjustment Scheme.

1.1.6. A University approved special admission scheme:

          i. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Admission Scheme;

          ii. Elite Athletes Admission Scheme;

         iii. Special Circumstances Admission Scheme; and

         iv. Guaranteed Entry Admission Scheme.

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